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Table 3 Staffing Characteristics by Unit (N = 55)

From: The associations between staffing hours and quality of care indicators in long-term care

  Mean (SD)
Care hours per resident per day
 Registered nurse (RN) 0.15 (0.04)
 RN agency staff 0.0032 (0.0055)
 Licensed/Registered practical nurse (L/RPN) 0.44 (0.09)
 L/RPN agency staff 0.0051 (0.0080)
 Nursing assistant (NA) 1.95 (0.24)
 NA agency staff 0.0046 (0.0076)
 Total 2.55 (0.26)
Late 10+ minutes to shift
 RN (%) 1.7 (1.2)
 L/RPN (%) 1.7 (1.3)
 NA (%) 1.6 (0.9)
Stayed 30+ minutes past shift end
 RN (%) 27.9 (16.7)
 L/RPN (%) 16.2 (8.7)
 NA (%) 2.2 (1.3)
Nursing assistant
 Proportion serving 7+ years in the current LTC (%) 46.3 (16.4)
 Full-time (%) 36.7 (7.7)