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Chapter 388-112 WAC

Last Update: 12/20/12

RESIDENTIAL LONG-TERM CARE SERVICES

WAC Sections

TRAINING
SECTION IPURPOSE AND DEFINITIONS
What is the purpose of this chapter?
To whom do the training requirements apply?
What are the training and certification requirements for volunteers and long-term care workers in adult family homes and assisted living facilities, adult family home providers, assisted living facility administrators and adult family home applicants?
What action(s) may the department take for provider noncompliance with the requirements of this chapter?
What definitions apply to this chapter?
When do the training requirements go into effect?
SECTION IIORIENTATION
What is orientation training, who should complete it, and when should it be completed?
What content must be included in long-term care worker orientation?
What is safety training, who must complete it and when should it be completed?
What content must be included in safety training?
What documentation is required for facility orientation training?
SECTION IIIBASIC TRAINING
What is basic training?
What topics must be taught in the core competencies of basic training for long-term care workers?
What are the core competencies and learning objectives for long-term care worker basic training?
What is on-the-job training?
What is the population specific component of basic training?
What documentation is required to show completion of the seventy hour basic, and five hour orientation and safety training?
Who is required to complete basic training, and when, unless exempt as described in WAC 388-112-0076?
Which long-term care workers are exempt from the basic training requirement?
What other required training may be used to satisfy the population specific component of the basic training?
What are the requirements for using basic training to meet the specialty training requirements?
SECTION IVMODIFIED BASIC TRAINING
What topics may the training on young adults with physical disabilities include?
What are some examples of the competencies and learning objectives for the training on young adults with physical disabilities?
What topics may the training on aging and older adults include?
What are some examples of competencies and learning objectives for training on aging and older adults?
What learning objectives may be included in the curriculum for young adults with physical disabilities and/or for aging and older adults?
Who is required to obtain certification as a home care aide, and when?
What documentation is required for a long-term care worker to apply for the home care aide certification or recertification?
SECTION VSPECIALTY TRAINING
What is specialty training and who is required to take specialty training?
What specialty training is required if a resident has more than one special need?
What topics must developmental disabilities specialty trainings include?
What are the competencies and learning objectives for the long-term care worker developmental disability specialty training?
What knowledge and skills must manager dementia specialty training include?
What topics must long-term care worker dementia specialty training include?
What are the competencies and learning objectives for the long-term care worker dementia specialty training?
What knowledge and skills must manager mental health specialty training include?
What topics must the long-term care worker mental health specialty training include?
What are the competencies and learning objectives for the long-term care worker mental health specialty training?
Who is required to complete competency testing for specialty training?
Is there a challenge test for specialty training (including the manager and long-term care worker specialty trainings)?
Is competency testing required for population specific trainings on young adults with physical disabilities, or aging and older adults?
What documentation is required for successful completion of specialty training?
Who is required to complete manager specialty training, or eighteen hour developmental disability caregiver training, and when?
Who is required to complete specialty training, and when?
SECTION VINURSE DELEGATION CORE TRAINING
What is nurse delegation core training?
What knowledge and skills must nurse delegation core training include?
Is competency testing required for nurse delegation core training?
Is there a challenge test for nurse delegation core training?
What documentation is required for successful completion of nurse delegation core training?
Who is required to complete nurse delegation core training and nurse delegation specialized diabetes training, and when?
What is specialized diabetes nurse delegation training?
What knowledge and skills must specialized diabetes nurse delegation training include?
Is competency testing required for the specialized diabetes nurse delegation training?
Is there a challenge test for specialized diabetes nurse delegation training?
What documentation is required for successful completion of specialized diabetes nurse delegation training?
Can nurse delegation core and specialized diabetes training occur in the same year as basic training?
SECTION VIICONTINUING EDUCATION
What is continuing education?
Who is required to complete continuing education training, and how many hours of continuing education are required each year?
When must a long-term care worker complete continuing education?
What topics may be covered in continuing education?
May specialty training be used to meet continuing education requirements?
May residential care administrator training be used to meet continuing education requirements?
What are the documentation requirements for continuing education?
SECTION VIIICPR AND FIRST-AID TRAINING
What is CPR training?
What is CPR/first-aid training?
What are the CPR and first-aid training requirements?
SECTION IXRESIDENTIAL CARE ADMINISTRATOR TRAINING
What is residential care administrator training?
Who must take the adult family home residential care administrator training and when?
What knowledge and skills must residential care administrator training include?
Is competency testing required for adult family home residential care administrator training?
What documentation is required for residential care administrator training?
SECTION XCOMPETENCY TESTING
What is competency testing?
What components must competency testing include?
What training must include the DSHS-developed competency test?
How must competency test administration be standardized?
What form of identification must students provide before taking a competency or challenge test?
How many times may a competency test be taken?
SECTION XICURRICULUM APPROVAL
Which trainings require department approval of the curriculum and instructor?
What must be submitted to DSHS for curriculum approval?
What is the curriculum approval process for orientation, safety, basic training (core and population specific training), and continuing education?
SECTION XIIHOME-BASED TRAINING
What are the requirements for a boarding home or adult family home that wishes to conduct basic, modified basic, manager specialty, or caregiver specialty training?
When can DSHS prohibit a home from conducting its own training?
XIIIINSTRUCTOR APPROVAL
What are the training entity's responsibilities?
Must training entities and their instructors be approved by DSHS?
Can DSHS deny or terminate a contract or rescind approval of an instructor or training entity?
What is a guest speaker, and what are the minimum qualifications to be a guest speaker?
What are the minimum qualifications for an instructor for basic, population specific, on-the-job training, residential care administrator, and nurse delegation core and specialized diabetes training?
What are the minimum qualifications for an instructor for orientation, safety, and continuing education?
What are the minimum qualifications for instructors for manager and long-term care worker mental health specialty training?
What are the minimum qualifications for instructors for manager and long-term care worker dementia specialty?
What are the minimum qualifications for instructors for manager and long-term care worker developmental disabilities specialty?
What must be included in a class on adult education?
SECTION XIVPHYSICAL RESOURCES AND STANDARD PRACTICES FOR TRAINING
What physical resources are required for classroom training and testing?
What standard training practices must be maintained for classroom training and testing?