OAR 411-055-0330
Staffing Requirements

(1) The service provider must have sufficient qualified staff to meet the specialized needs of the service group and the number of residents being served.
(2) Service provider must have qualified awake direct care staff unless specified by the Department through contractual requirements, sufficient in number to meet the 24-hour scheduled and unscheduled needs of each resident.
(a) At least two direct care staff must be present 24 hours a day, seven days a week who have participated in individual specific training or coaching necessary to implement individual behavior support, activity, and crisis plans.
(b) All direct care staff must have received Department-approved training in Safeguarding Intervention procedures.
(3) All direct care staff must meet all training requirements as described in OAR 411-055-0335 (Direct Care Staff Qualifications) and have completed the approved curriculum trainings described in OAR 411-055-0340 (Staff Training and Annual In-Service Training) and OAR 411-054-0070 (Staffing Requirements and Training).
(4) The service provider must have a qualified Behavior Coordinator on staff or on contract. The Behavior Coordinator must:
(a) Meet the qualifications noted in OAR 411-046-0180 (Qualifications for Providers and Behavior Consultants).
(b) Make observations, gather information, and establish a data collection process with timeframes to evaluate specific safeguarding interventions and desired behavior outcomes of both direct care staff and the individual.
(A) Data collection should focus on the individual’s and direct care staff persons’ acquisition of positive skills, and subsequent decrease in the individual’s incidents of challenging behaviors.
(B) Data must be documented in the resident record and shared with the IDT at the next review meeting.
(c) The time spent by the Behavior Coordinator must be sufficient to meet the specialized needs of the service group and the number of residents being served and to ensure that unexpected issues are addressed timely.

Source: Rule 411-055-0330 — Staffing Requirements, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=411-055-0330.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

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