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WAC 388-71-0762

What are the adult day centers' employee education and training requirements?

(1) Provision must be made for orientation of new employees, contractors, and volunteers.
(2) Every year, all staff, contractors, and volunteers, functioning as staff, must receive, at a minimum, quarterly in-service training and staff development that meets their individual training needs to support program services. This must be documented and readily accessible in the personnel file.
(3) Staff, contractors, and volunteers, who function as staff, must receive training regarding the following at a minimum:
(a) How to document in participants' records;
(b) What the center's emergency plan and evacuation procedure is and how to implement;
(c) How to respond to aggressive or assaultive participants;
(d) How to receive and respond to grievances;
(e) What are universal precautions and how to implement in the day to day operations in the center;
(f) Reporting requirements such as but not limited to:
(i) Mandatory reporting for abuse, neglect, abandonment, and exploitation of vulnerable adults; and
(ii) Local health department procedure for disease outbreak.
(4) At a minimum, one staff person per shift must have current training and certification in CPR/first aid.
(5) Staff and volunteers functioning as staff, must receive education and training on all applicable policies and procedures within two weeks of employment.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090, 74.09.520. WSR 15-01-174, § 388-71-0762, filed 12/23/14, effective 1/23/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.057, 74.04.200, 74.08.090, 74.09.520, and 74.39A.030. WSR 03-06-024, § 388-71-0762, filed 2/24/03, effective 7/1/03.]
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