Staffing Ratios

by Patti on February 2, 2007

in Educational Articles

Each state is able to mandate it’s own CNA:Resident Ratio. Only 8 states have mandated actual numbers…the rest either have no numbers, or use some formula of hours of care to be given and most allow the care of nurses to be included.

 

Staffing ratios- CNA/Resident– per state:

AK NONE

AL NONE

AR DAYS: 1:6 EVENINGS: 1:9 NIGHTS: 1:14 (This can include nurses)

AZ NONE

CA NONE

CO NONE

CT NONE

DC DAYS: 1:6 EVENINGS: 1:10 NIGHTS: 1:15

DE DAYS: 1:7 EVENINGS: 1:10 NIGHTS: 1:15

FL NONE

GA NONE

HI NONE

IA NONE

ID NONE

IL NONE

IN NONE

KS NONE

KY NONE

LA NONE

MA NONE

MD NONE

ME DAYS: 1:5 EVENINGS: 1:10 NIGHTS: 1:15 (This can include nurses)

MI DAYS: 1:8 EVENINGS: 1:12 NIGHTS: 1:15

MN NONE

MO NONE

MS NONE

MT **Complicated formula used; 4 hours care for each resident; no actual mandated numbers of staff**

NC NONE

ND NONE

NE NONE

NH NONE

NJ NONE

NM NONE

NV NONE

NY NONE

OH 1:15

OK DAYS: 1:6 EVENINGS: 1:8 NIGHTS: 1:15

OR DAYS: 1:10 EVENINGS: 1:15 NIGHTS: 1:20

PA NONE

RI NONE

SC DAYS: 1:9 EVENINGS: 1:13 NIGHTS: 1:22

SD NONE

TN NONE

TX NONE

UT NONE

VA NONE

VT NONE

WA NONE

WI NONE

WV NONE

WY NONE

 

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