37.34.2111 STAFFING: CONTRACTOR STAFFING FOR SERVICES
(1) For each person served, the contractor must provide the number of staff with appropriate training and guidance required to ensure the quality and effectiveness of services to be delivered in accordance with the person's plan of care and individual cost plan.
(2) The contractor must ensure the presence of on-site awake night staff in applicable programs, sufficient to meet the needs of the persons the contractor serves.
(3) For noncongregate services or agency-based self-directed services, the contractor must provide for emergency back-up staff sufficient to meet the needs of the persons the contractor serves. This requirement is satisfied only if, in lieu of the absent caregiver, the on-call back-up staff actually appear and engage in providing the service.
History: 53-20-204, MCA; IMP, 53-20-205, MCA; NEW, 1995 MAR p. 1136, Eff. 6/30/95; TRANS, from SRS, 1998 MAR p. 3124; REP, 2013 MAR p. 1847, Eff. 10/18/13