37.106.2125    FACILITY STAFFING

(1) The facility must not depend upon the client or volunteers to perform direct care services for the facility.

(2) There must be responsible direct care staff on duty and awake on a 24 hour basis, when any client is present, to take prompt, appropriate action in case of injury, illness, fire or other emergency.

(3) The facility must provide sufficient support staff so that direct care staff are not required to perform support services to the extent that these duties interfere with the exercise of their primary direct client care duties.

History: Sec. 50-5-103 and 50-5-238, MCA; IMP, Sec. 53-5-103, 50-5-201 and 50-5-238, MCA; NEW, 2003 MAR p. 1322, Eff. 7/1/03.