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District of Columbia Home Care Regulations

District of Columbia
Home Care
Regulations

Home Health/Personal Care Aide Continuing Education

Hours: 12 Hours
Frequency: Annually

 

After the first year of service, each aide shall be required to obtain at least twelve (12) hours of continuing education or in-service training annually, which shall include information that will help maintain or improve his or her performance.

This training shall include a component specifically related to the care of persons with disabilities.

51 D.C. REG. 2876

For more information visit DC Department of Health.

CNA-HHA Training

Hours: 12 Hours
Frequency: Initial

 

A certified nurse aide shall be qualified as a home health aide upon satisfactory completion of a supplemental training program in home health care, consisting of at least twelve (12) hours of instruction in the following:

a. Infection control in the home;
b. Meal preparation and special diets;
c. Home safety;
d. Duties of a home health aide;
e. Maintenance of a clean, safe, and healthy environment; and
f . Documentation of patient status and care rendered.

51 D.C. REG. 2876

For more information visit DC Department of Health.

Home Health/Personal Care Aide Training

Hours: 75 Hours
Frequency: Initial

 

A home health aide or personal care aide shall be qualified by completing seventy-five (75) hours of classroom and supervised practical training, with at least sixteen (16) hours devoted to supervised practical training, and by passing a competency evaluation.

51 D.C. REG. 2876

For more information visit DC Department of Health.

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