(A) Agency: No agency shall accept a referral to furnish the personal care service to a consumer unless it has the staff capacity to furnish the number of hours requested for each consumer.
(B) Consumer-directed: No consumer-directed personal care provider shall furnish the personal care service:
(1) To more than five consumers per week;
(2) For more than forty hours per week for any individual consumer who employs the provider; and,
(3) For more than a total of fifty-six hours per week regardless of the number of consumers who employ the provider.
(C) Definition for this rule: "Personal care service" means the service regulated by rule 173-39-02.11 of the Administrative Code.