Online Training

Staff are required to undergo orientation and training in specific areas… certifications and/or proof of training must be kept in the employee’s file.  Below are the requirements for staff training: Orientation (prior to performing any job duties) Job responsibilities Abuse, Neglect, and Misappropriation (prevention and reporting) Info regarding individual services Emergency and disaster planning and […] Read More

Did you know?  Your facility is required to have infection control policies and procedures in place per the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) and OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) as a health care facility.  Within these policies and procedures comes the need for an Exposure Control Plan, which I find that a […] Read More

Did you know that 15 hours of continuing education are required for CBRFs?  Are you training your employees (15 hours worth) annually?  Pursuant to DHS 83.25, caregivers, as well as administrators are required to complete 15 hours per year of continuing education beginning with the first full calendar year of employment. Further, it should be […] Read More

Did you know that you must conduct an Annual Assessment IN ADDITION to the Annual Individual Service Plan (ISP) in a CBRF?  A lot of facilities that I consult for don’t know this… or even forget about this requirement.  Every year, the residents’s ISP must be evaluated and updated.  However, before completing the ISP, the […] Read More

It is important for new staff members, as well as employers to know that, before an employee performs any job duties, the CBRF needs to provide each employee with orientation training which includes all of the following: Job responsibilities. Prevention and reporting of resident abuse, neglect and misappropriation of resident property. Information regarding assessed needs […] Read More