Title Training – Staff In-Service
Statute or Rule 58A-5.0191(2) FAC

(2) STAFF IN-SERVICE TRAINING. Facility administrators or managers shall provide or arrange for the following in-service training to facility staff:
(a) Staff who provide direct care to residents, other than nurses, certified nursing assistants, or home health aides
trained in accordance with Rule 59A-8.0095, F.A.C., must receive a minimum of 1-hour in-service training in infection control, including universal precautions, and facility sanitation procedures before providing personal care to residents. Documentation of compliance with the staff training requirements of 29 CFR 1910.1030, relating to bloodborne pathogens, may be used to meet this requirement.
(b) Staff who provide direct care to residents must receive a minimum of 1 hour in-service training within 30 days of employment that covers the following subjects:
1. Reporting major incidents.
2. Reporting adverse incidents.
3. Facility emergency procedures including chain-of-command and staff roles relating to an emergency evacuation.
(c) Staff who provide direct care to residents, who have not taken the core training program, shall receive a minimum of 1-hour in-service training within 30 days of employment that covers the following subjects:
1. Resident rights in an assisted living facility.
2. Recognizing and reporting resident abuse, neglect, and exploitation.
(d) Staff who provide direct care to residents, other than nurses, CNAs, or home health aides trained in accordance with Rule 59A-8.0095, F.A.C., must receive 3 hours of in-service training within 30 days of employment that covers the following subjects:
1. Resident behavior and needs.
2. Providing assistance with the activities of daily living.
(e) Staff who prepare or serve food, who have not taken the assisted living facility core training must receive a minimum of 1-hour-in-service training within 30 days of employment in safe food handling practices.
(f) All facility staff shall receive in-service training regarding the facility ‘ s resident elopement response policies and procedures within thirty (30) days of employment.
1. All facility staff shall be provided with a copy of the facility ‘ s resident elopement response policies and procedures.
2. All facility staff shall demonstrate an understanding and competency in the implementation of the elopement response policies and procedures.

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