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SJ 266 Study; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission; staffing ratio requirements assisted living.

Introduced by: Rosalyn R. Dance | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles | history

SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED:

Study; JLARC; staffing ratio requirements for assisted living facilities and special care units; report. Requests that the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission (i) identify and analyze current staff-to-resident ratio requirements for assisted living facilities and special care units and (ii) make recommendations for changes to such ratio requirements that would lead to better care and quality of life for residents, including recommendations regarding the total number and type of staff that (a) are required to meet the routine and special needs of all residents, (b) must be awake and on duty during night shifts, and (c) should accompany residents on trips away from the assisted living facility or special care unit.