Title ECC – Training
Statute or Rule 58A-5.0191(7) FAC
(7) EXTENDED CONGREGATE CARE TRAINING.
(a) The administrator and extended congregate care supervisor, if different from the administrator, must complete core training and 4 hours of initial training in extended congregate care prior to the facility ‘ s receiving its extended congregate care license or within 3 months of beginning employment in the facility as an administrator or ECC supervisor. Successful completion of the assisted living facility core training shall be a prerequisite for this training. ECC supervisors who attended the assisted living facility core training prior to April 20, 1998, shall not be required to take the assisted living facility core training competency test.
(b) The administrator and the extended congregate care supervisor, if different from the administrator, must complete a minimum of 4 hours of continuing education every two years in topics relating to the physical, psychological, or social needs of frail elderly and disabled persons, or persons with Alzheimer ‘ s disease or related disorders.
(c) All direct care staff providing care to residents in an extended congregate care program must complete at least 2 hours of in-service training, provided by the facility administrator or ECC supervisor, within 6 months of beginning employment in the facility. The training must address extended congregate care concepts and requirements, including statutory and rule requirements, and delivery of personal care and supportive services in an extended congregate care facility.