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Chapter 246-980 WAC

Last Update: 4/3/14

HOME CARE AIDE RULES

WAC Sections

Definitions.
REQUIREMENTS FOR LONG-TERM CARE WORKERS THAT
ARE REQUIRED TO BE CERTIFIED AS A HOME CARE AIDE
Who must be certified as a home care aide?
Can a nonexempt long-term care worker work before obtaining certification as a home care aide?
What must a nonexempt long-term care worker do to be eligible for a home care aide certification and what documentation is required?
How long does a nonexempt long-term care worker have to complete the home care aide training and certification requirements?
How does a nonexempt home care aide renew a certification or reinstate an expired certification?
REQUIREMENTS FOR A PROVISIONAL CERTIFICATION
Home care aide provisional certification.
REQUIREMENTS FOR LONG-TERM CARE WORKERS
EXEMPT FROM CERTIFICATION AS A HOME CARE AIDE
Who is exempt from obtaining a home care aide certification?
How does an exempt individual apply for certification as a home care aide?
How does an exempt home care aide renew a home care aide certification or reinstate an expired home care aide certification?
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR THE APPLICATION FOR HOME CARE AIDE
CERTIFICATION BY BOTH REQUIRED AND VOLUNTARY HOME CARE AIDES
Examination and reexamination for home care aide certification.
Continuing education.
Home care aide—Application—Conviction data—Criteria for denial or conditional license.
Provision for delegation of certain tasks to a home care aide.
Scope of practice for long-term care workers.
Home care aide certification fees.