Staffing regulations

Learn more about the requirements and qualifications for staff at Assisted Living Residences (ALR).

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General Staffing Requirements

All staff must:

  • Have the skills to perform their jobs
  • Never have broke any laws related to the safety of a resident at an ALR. 
  • Never have committed a felony

Qualifications for the manager

The Manager of an ALR must:

  • Be at least 21 years old
  • Have experience in administration, supervision, and management
  • Have a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in human services management, housing management, or nursing home management

Qualifications for the service coordinator

The Service Coordinator of an ALR must:

  • Have at least two years' of experience working with elders or persons with disabilities
  • Have a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • Be experienced and trained on how to develop, maintain, and carry out individualized service plans

Qualifications for the special care residence manager

The Manager of a Special Care Residence of an ALR must:

  • Be at least 21 years old
  • Have two years' experience working with elders or disabled individuals
  • Have a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in service management, housing management, or nursing home management. 

Staffing levels

Each residence has to create an evaluation to determine the appropriateness of staffing levels. Also there has to be enough staff at Residences 24 hours a day.  

Please refer to the Assisted Living Regulations  for further details.

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