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PDFWAC 388-71-0523

What are the training/certification requirements for individual providers and home care agency long-term care workers?

Who
Status
Orientation Training
Safety Training
Basic Training
Continuing Education
Certification HCA-C
(1) An individual provider who is a licensed, certified health care professional
RN, LPN, CN-A, and allied health professionals listed in WAC 388-71-0839
Not required
Not required
Not required
Required. Ten hours through June 30, 2012 Twelve hours from July 1, 2012 forward per WAC 388-71-0990 and 388-71-0991.
Not required
(2) An individual provider or home care agency long-term care worker with specific employment history.
Employed as a long-term care worker at some point between January 1, 2011 and January 6, 2012 and who completed the basic training requirements in effect on date of his or her hire. WAC 388-71-0840.
Not required
Not required
Not required
Required. Ten hours through June 30, 2012. Twelve hours from July 1, 2012 forward per WAC 388-71-0990 and 388-71-0991.
Not required
(3) Individual provider/home care agency long-term care worker.
Contracted with the department OR hired by a licensed home care agency to provide personal care service as defined in WAC 388-71-0836 and is not exempt under subsection (1) or (2) of this table.
Required. Two hours per WAC 388-71-0860.
Required. Three hours per WAC 388-71-0860.
Required. Seventy hours per WAC 388-71-0870 and 388-71-0875.
Required. Twelve hours per WAC 388-71-0990 and 388-71-0991.
Required per WAC 388-71-0975.
(4) An individual provider with limited hours.
Contracted individual providing twenty hours or less of care for one person per calendar month and does not meet criteria in (1) or (2) of this table.
Required. Two hours per WAC 388-71-0860.
Required. Three hours per WAC 388-71-0860.
Required. Thirty hours per WAC 388-71-0880.
Not required prior to June 30, 2014.
Not required
(5) Parent, step-parent, or adoptive parent as individual provider.
Department paid individual providing care for his or her adult child ONLY and receiving services through the division of developmental disabilities and not exempt under (1) or (2) of this table.
Required. Two hours per WAC 388-71-0895.
Required. Three hours per WAC 388-71-0895.
Required. Seven hours per WAC 388-71-0890.
Not required
Not required
(6) Biological, step, or adoptive parent/adult child as individual provider.
Who is a department paid individual providing care ONLY to his or her child or parent, and does not meet criteria in (5) and is not exempt under (1) or (2) of this table.
Required. Two hours per WAC 388-71-0860.
Required. Three hours per WAC 388-71-0860.
Required. Thirty hours per WAC 388-71-0880.
Required for adult child per WAC 388-71-0990 and 388-71-0991. Not required for parent provider per WAC 388-71-1001.
Not required.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090, 74.09.520. WSR 13-02-023, ยง 388-71-0523, filed 12/20/12, effective 1/20/13.]
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