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Louisiana Home Care Regulations

Louisiana
Home Care
Regulations

Home Health Aide In-Service Training

Hours: 12 Hours
Frequency: Annually

 

The agency must offer a minimum of 12 hours of appropriate in-service training to each home health aide every calendar year.

The in-service may be furnished while the aide is providing service to the patient, but must be documented.
These in-service sessions should include, but are not limited to: care of the body, communication, infection control, safety and documentation.

LAC 48:I.Chapter 91

For more information visit Louisiana Department of Health.

 

Home Health Staff Training

Hours: Topic Specific
Frequency: Annually

 

Provide for orientation and in-service to personnel to promote the health and safety of the patient as
well as to familiarize staff with regulatory issues and agency policy and procedures.

LAC 48:I.Chapter 91

For more information visit Louisiana Department of Health.

 

Direct Care Staff Continuing Education

Hours: 16 Hours
Frequency: Annually

 

Annually thereafter, the provider shall ensure that each direct care staff person satisfactorily completes a minimum of 16 hours of continuing training in order to ensure continuing competence.

Orientation and normal supervision shall not be considered for meeting this requirement. This training shall address the special needs of clients and may address areas of employee weakness as determined by the direct care staff’s performance reviews.

LAC 48:I.Chapter 50

For more information visit Louisiana Department of Health.

 

Direct Care Staff Supervisor

Hours: Topic Specific
Frequency: Annually

 

Staff in supervisor positions shall have annual training in supervisory and management techniques.

LAC 48:I.Chapter 50

For more information visit Louisiana Department of Health.

 

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