Department of Aging - Long Term Care Consumer Guide - Facility staffing information.


Published: 2020-11-16

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(A) Nursing facilities: The facility page shall do the following for each nursing facility that provides the relevant information to ODA:

(1) The facility page shall identify the medical director, the licensed nursing home administrator, and the director of nursing; and a narrative description of their qualifications. The narrative field shall include, at a minimum, all of the following information about the medical director, the licensed nursing home administrator, and the director of nursing:

(a) Title (i.e., "medical director," "licensed nursing home administrator," or "director of nursing").

(b) Name.

(c) Educational degrees.

(d) Board certifications or other professional affiliations.

(e) Years employed in the long-term care field.

(f) Years employed by the facility.

(2) The facility page shall indicate if the nursing facility makes permanent staff-to-unit/resident assignments.

(3) The facility page shall display staff-retention data.

(B) Residential care facilities: The facility page shall do the following for each residential care facility that provides the relevant information to ODA:

(1) The facility page shall identify the administrator and director of clinical services, if applicable, and provide the facility with an opportunity to provide a narrative description of their qualifications. The narrative field shall include, at a minimum, the person's all of the following information about the administrator and director of clinical services:

(a) Title (i.e., "administrator" or "director of clinical services").

(b) Name.

(c) Educational degrees and his or her experience.

(d) Board certifications or other professional affiliations.

(e) Years employed in the long-term care field.

(f) Years employed by the facility.

(2) List the number of licensed nurses, direct care staff, and other staff typically on duty on day, evening, and night shifts, displayed separately for weekdays and weekends.

(3) Display a narrative description of the facility's staffing information.

(C) Updating content:

(1) ODA shall provide each facility with an opportunity to submit the information that paragraphs (A) and (B) of this rule require. ODA shall collect the information in accordance with paragraph (B) of rule 173-45-06 of the Administrative Code. ODA shall use an automatic date-stamp mechanism to reflect the date of the facility's most recent update.

(2) ODA shall recalculate the statewide averages and ranges that paragraph (A) of this rule requires at least quarterly.

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