Oregon Department of Human Services, Aging and People with Disabilities and Developmental Disabilities

Rule Rule 411-057-0150
Staffing Requirements

STAFFING REQUIREMENTS. The facility must provide residents with dementia trained staff who have been instructed in the person centered care approach. Prior to providing care and services to residents all staff must receive training as required in OAR 411-057-0155 (Staff Training Requirements).


Staffing levels must comply with the licensing rules of the facility and be sufficient to meet the scheduled and unscheduled needs of residents. Staffing levels during nighttime hours shall be based on the sleep patterns and needs of residents.


In an emergency situation when trained staff are not available to provide services, the facility may assign staff who have not completed the required training in accordance with this rule. The particular emergency situation must be documented and must address:


The nature of the emergency;


How long the emergency lasted; and


The names and positions of staff that provided coverage.

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Jun. 8, 2021