(a)  It is the responsibility of the agency providing the In‑Home Aide Service to assure that supervision is given to all aides.

(b)  Regardless of the level of tasks performed, supervisory home visits must be made at least twice during the first month of the aide's employment.

(c)  Following the first month of the aide's employment, supervisory home visits must be made as follows:

(1)           Level I ‑ at least quarterly;

(2)           Level II ‑ at least quarterly;

(3)           Level III ‑ at least quarterly;

(4)           Level IV ‑ at least every 60 days.

(d)  The frequency of aide supervision must be increased as needed to respond to the capabilities of the aide and the needs of the client.

(e)  Each service provider agency must assure at least some portion of the supervisory visits occur when the aide is providing assistance or care to clients.

(f)  Aides providing In‑Home Aide Services subject to home care agency licensure as specified in Rule .0213 of this Section must be supervised in accordance with requirements codified in 10A NCAC 13J .1110, which is incorporated by reference, including subsequent amendments and editions.  Copies of these Rules may be obtained from the Office of Administrative Hearings, Post Office Drawer 27447, Raleigh, NC 27611‑7447, (919) 733‑2678, at a cost of two dollars and fifty cents ($2.50) for up to 10 pages and fifteen cents ($0.15) for each additional page at the time of adoption of this Rule.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143B‑153;

Eff. December 1, 1991;

Amended Eff. September 1, 1993;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. September 6, 2016.