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§ 56794. Staff Training.


Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 17. Public Health
Division 2. Health and Welfare Agency - Department of Developmental Services Regulations
Chapter 3. Community Services
Subchapter 5. Standards for Nonresidential Services
Article 5. Standards for in-Home Respite Services Agencies
17 CCR § 56794
§ 56794. Staff Training.
(a) A vendor may develop and implement a written staff training plan for new employee orientation and ongoing employee staff training.
(b) If a training plan is developed pursuant to (a) above, it shall at a minimum:
(1) Describe the amount, type, subject, and frequency of training for different categories of staff, including staff who are not paid by regional center purchase of service funds or who are volunteers; and
(2) Describe contents of training, including training in consumer safety procedures to be used in event of an emergency.
(c) If new employee orientation is developed pursuant to (a) above, it shall at a minimum:
(1) Be provided within the first two weeks of employment;
(2) Be based on the prior experience and qualifications of the employee and needs of the vendor;
(3) Use a curriculum that includes but is not limited to:
(A) Welfare and Institutions Code, sections 4502, 4504, 4518, 4646.5, 4648, 4655, 4710 and 4710.5;
(B) Consumer's rights as defined in title 17, section 50510;
(C) The developmental disabilities service system;
(D) The policies, procedures and practices of the vendor's in-home respite services agency; and
(E) Specific job requirements for that employee.
(d) If ongoing staff training is developed pursuant to (a) above, it shall at a minimum:
(1) Be provided for all respite workers and supervisors on an annual basis; and
(2) Use curriculum that addresses the particular activities used by the vendor in assisting consumer to meet the consumer's in-home respite service needs.
(e) The vendor shall document all training provided to employees.
Note: Authority cited: Chapter 722, Statutes of 1992, Section 147; and Sections 4690.2 and 4791(i), Welfare and Institutions Code. Reference: Chapter 1011, Statutes of 1992, Section 11; and Sections 4646.5, 4690.2 and 4791, Welfare and Institutions Code.
1. New section filed 6-26-90 as an emergency; operative 7-1-90 (Register 90, No. 36). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 10-29-90 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
2. Certificate of Compliance as to 6-26-90 order transmitted to OAL 9-28-90 and filed 10-29-90 (Register 90, No. 46).
3. Amendment of section filed as an emergency 6-17-93; operative 6-17-93. Submitted to OAL for printing only pursuant to SB485 (Chapter 722, Statutes of 1992) Section 147(a) (Register 93, No. 26).
4. Certificate of Compliance as to 6-17-93 order transmitted to OAL 6-20-94 and filed 8-2-94 (Register 94, No. 31).
5. Editorial correction of subsection (d)(2) (Register 95, No. 49).
6. Change without regulatory effect amending subsections (a)(2), (c)(3)(B) and (d)(2) filed 1-17-97 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 97, No. 3).
This database is current through 7/29/22 Register 2022, No. 30
17 CCR § 56794, 17 CA ADC § 56794
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