DTX 9: Care and Supervision
The organization provides sufficient care and supervision
to ensure participant safety and service quality
provide appropriate care and supervision for the developmental and clinical
needs of the participants at all times.
Personnel-to-participant ratios should increase during emergencies or to meet the special needs
of individuals during busier or more stressful periods. After-hours and holiday coverage should be available for crisis situations.
In organizations serving children or youth, special education teachers and teaching or therapeutic aides provide a classroom ratio of one adult for every four participants.
NA The organization does not serve children or youth.
A day treatment program
that serves individuals from special risk populations modifies service design and staffing patterns to meet their particular needs.
Examples of special risk populations include persons with special medical needs, sexual predators, or persons considered at risk of running away.
NA The organization does not serve individuals from special risk populations.