Arizona Administrative Code
Title 6 - ECONOMIC SECURITY
Chapter 6 - DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC SECURITY - DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES
Article 15 - STANDARDS FOR CERTIFICATION OF HOME AND COMMUNITY-BASED SERVICE (HCBS) PROVIDERS
Section R6-6-1520 - Basic Qualifications, Training, and Responsibilities

Universal Citation: AZ Admin Code R 6-6-1520

Current through Register Vol. 30, No. 12, March 22, 2024

A. The following minimum requirements apply to all agency service providers:

1. When a Home and Community-based Service is delivered, a direct-care staff who has completed the following required training and orientation shall be present, except as provided by R6-6-1521:
a. Orientation to the specific needs of the client being served;

b. CPR to meet the needs of the client and provided by a certified instructor;

c. First aid, provided by a certified instructor unless the direct-care staff is a licensed registered nurse (R.N.), LPN, Certified Nursing Assistant, or a Physical, Occupational, Respiratory, or a Speech/Hearing therapist; and

d. Article 9 review.

2. A direct-care staff shall complete the following training before working alone with clients. The training shall occur no later than 90 calendar days from the date of hire with the agency, except as provided by R6-6-1521:
a. CPR, provided by a certified instructor to meet the needs of the client served;

b. First aid, provided by a certified instructor, unless the direct-care staff is a licensed R.N., LPN, Certified Nursing Assistant, or a Physical, Occupational, Respiratory, or a Speech/Hearing therapist; and

c. Article 9 Review.

B. All individual service providers providing direct care to clients shall complete the training and orientation listed in R6-6-1520 (A)(1) prior to delivering services, except as provided by R6-6-1521:

C. Each individual service provider and direct care staff of an agency shall complete client intervention techniques training if indicated in the ISPP or requested by the parent or guardian. CIT training shall be provided by a certified instructor.

D. Each individual service provider and direct-care staff of an agency who transports clients shall maintain a current valid driver's license, valid registration, and current liability insurance coverage as required by A.R.S. Title 28, Chapters 3, 4, and 7.

E. When providing housekeeping services, an individual or direct-care staff is exempt from the requirements of R6-6-1520.

F. Each service provider and direct-care staff shall comply with Article 9, except R6-6-902(B) does not apply when services are provided in the client's home.

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