28 Pa. Code Section 611.55 Competency requirements. (a) Prior to assigning or referring a direct care worker to provide services to a consumer, the home care agency or home care registry shall ensure that the direct care worker has done one of the following: (1) Obtained a valid nurse’s license in this Commonwealth.
Definitions – Ch. 611 Home Care Regulations Direct Care Worker – individual employed by a home care agency or referred by a home care registry to provide home care services to a consumer. Home Care Services – encompass the following activities:
DCW Agencies are required to issue and monitor continuing education requirements. This is not a responsibility of an Approved DCW Training and Testing Program. DCW Agencies are required to maintain documentation of the annual timeframe, hours, topics and delivery methods for continuing education.
A: The following coursework is required as per Section 49.2 of the regulations (the regulations may be located on the Board’s website at www.dos.state.pa.us/social): (1) Human growth and development(2 semester or 3 quarter hours) studies that provide an understanding of the nature and needs at all of individuals developmental stages.
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