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Connecticut Assisted Living Regulations

Connecticut
Assisted Living
Regulations

Nursing Home Administrator Continuing Education

Hours: 40 Hours
Frequency: Biennially

 

Each licensee shall complete a minimum of forty hours of continuing education every two years, including, but not limited to, training in Alzheimer’s disease and dementia symptoms and care.

Section 19a-515.

For more information visit Connecticut Department of Public Health.

Assisted Living Aide Continuing Education

Hours: At least 1 hour bi-monthly
Frequency: Annually

 

Each agency shall have an in-service education policy that provides an annual average of at least one hour bimonthly for each assisted living aide.

19-13-D105

For more information visit Connecticut Department of Public Health.

Direct Care Staff Dementia Training

Hours: 8 Hours
Frequency: within 6 months of hire and annually

 

All licensed and registered direct care staff in Alzheimer's special care units or programs must receive Alzheimer’s and dementia specific training annually that includes, but is not limited to:

1. not less than eight hours of dementia-specific training, which shall be completed not later than six months after the date of employment, and not less than eight hours of such training annually thereafter, and

2. annual training of not less than two hours in pain recognition and administration of pain management techniques. In such settings, at least one hour of Alzheimer’s/dementia specific
training must be provided to all non-direct care staff within six months of hire.

All assisted living services agencies must provide training and education on Alzheimer’s disease and dementia symptoms and care to all staff providing direct care upon employment and annually thereafter.

CHAPTER 368v Sec. 19a-562a

For more information visit Connecticut Department of Public Health.

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