Licensing Regulations
17a-227-13:  Staffing
(a) The administrator shall have policies and procedures delineating licensee personnel practices, hiring practices, performance expectations, duties and responsibilities, evaluation and termination.

(b) Each residence shall have sufficient direct care personnel at all times to ensure that the individuals' essential requirements for health and safety are met. No violation of this subsection may be found for a residential facility which receives a service rate from the department and which maintain direct care staffing levels which are consistent with the funding provided for that purpose. The licensing division of the department shall promptly notify the appropriate region if a determination is made that the residence is maintaining staffing levels consistent with the contract but that those staffing levels are inadequate to meet the essential requirements for health and safety of the individuals.

(Effective October 1, 1992)