ADM #2008-01 Registered Nursing Supervision/Free-Standing Respite Centers

The purpose of these guidelines is to define the appropriate level of supervision by a Registered Professional Nurse (RN) that is to be provided to unlicensed direct care staff providing services to consumers receiving respite in Individual Residential Alternatives (IRAs) designated as a Free Standing Respite (FSR) center who perform tasks or activities commonly identified as nursing procedures pursuant to Section 6908(1)(b) of the New York State Education Law.