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Training & Professional Development Service For Medicaid Waiver Providers

PACKAGE FOR ALL PROGRAMS

Our Training and Professional Development services are specifically designed to empower agency staff and management with the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in their roles. We recognize the importance of continuous growth and development in the ever-evolving healthcare industry. 

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YOUR STATE APPROVED REQUIRED TRAINING & MORE

Our training curricula, crafted by licensed professionals, are compliant with state and federal requirements.  The Waiver Academy empowers professionals in the Medicaid Waiver home and community based sector with the knowledge and skills to excel in their roles and make a profound impact on the lives of those they serve. The academy is dedicated to enhancing the competencies of professional caregivers, agency owners, board members, and executives.

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Training Needs Assessment

What You Get:

  • Conducting a comprehensive assessment of your agency's training needs, identifying areas where skill enhancement and knowledge development are required.

  • Gathering feedback from staff, management, and stakeholders to understand specific training requirements and desired outcomes.

  • Analyzing regulatory requirements and industry best practices to ensure training programs align with current standards.

Trainning

What You Get:

  • Designing and delivering customized face-to-face and online training programs tailored to the unique needs of your agency.

  • Developing training modules and materials that cover a wide range of topics, including compliance, regulatory updates, best practices, leadership development, and specialized skills.

  • Incorporating interactive and engaging training methodologies to enhance participant learning and retention.

Customized Training Programs

Compliance Training

What You Get:

  • Providing comprehensive training on regulatory compliance, ensuring staff and management have a thorough understanding of the relevant rules and regulations.

  • Covering topics such as HIPAA compliance, documentation standards, ethical considerations, and risk management.

  • Equipping participants with the necessary tools and knowledge to maintain compliance in their daily operations.

What You Get:

  • Offering professional development programs to enhance the skills and capabilities of agency staff across various roles and functions.

  • Providing training on effective communication, customer service, cultural competency, teamwork, and conflict resolution.

  • Fostering personal growth and professional advancement through skill-building workshops and coaching sessions.

Staff Development

Leadership Development

What You Get:

  • Developing leadership training programs to empower managers and supervisors with the necessary skills to effectively lead and inspire their teams.

  • Covering topics such as strategic planning, performance management, effective communication, and change management.

  • Providing tools and resources to support leadership development, including mentoring programs and executive coaching.

What You Get:

  • Offering access to our comprehensive online training platform, which provides convenient and flexible learning opportunities for agency staff.

  • Providing a library of training resources, including e-learning modules, videos, webinars, and downloadable materials.

  • Tracking and reporting capabilities to monitor staff training progress and compliance.

Online Training Platform

Training By States
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Federal Training Compliance Requirement


Federal legislation (42 CFR 484.36) requires that Medicare-certified home health agencies employ home health aides who are trained and evaluated through training programs approved by their states.  Federal regulations require that these training programs consist of at least 75 hours of training, including at least 16 hours of supervised practical or clinical training and 12 hours of continuing education per each 12-month period.  Federal regulations also list the subject areas and skills to be taught, outline the qualifications for approved trainers, and define the competency evaluation process.  

For State-by-State Regulations (laws) On Training Requirements, click here.

TRAINING REQUIREMENTS BY STATES

  • Georgia Training Requirements

    The classes you need to meet Georgia’s caregiver training requirements are included in Waiver Consulting Group Training Package.

  • Required Initial Training Topics

    • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)

    • Assisting with Ambulation

    • Basic First Aid

    • Bathing

    • Client-Specific Issues

    • CPR

    • Dressing

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Grooming

    • Housekeeping

    • Infection Control

    • Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs)

    • Mouth Care

    • Nutrition & Meal Preparation

    • Positioning

    • Safety Precautions

    • Shaving

    • Toileting

    • Transfers

    • Vital Signs

    • Working with an Aging Population

    Recommended Annual Training Topics

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Infection Control

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Communication

    • Cultural Competency

    • Working with an Aging Population

    • Assisting with Oral Hygiene

    • Nutrition & Meal Preparation

    • Introduction to Dementia Care

  • Montana Training Curriculum

     

  • Recommended Initial Training Topics

    • Role of a Caregiver

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Infection Control

    • Safety Precautions

    • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)

    • Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs)

     

    Recommended Annual Training Topics

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Infection Control

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Communication

    • Cultural Competency

    • Working with an Aging Population

    • Assisting with Oral Hygiene

    • Nutrition & Meal Preparation

    • Introduction to Dementia Care

  • Oregon Training Requirement

    The classes you need to meet Oregon’s caregiver training requirements are included in Waiver Consulting Group Training Package.

     

    Required Initial Training Topics

    • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)

    • Assisting with Self-Administered Medication

    • Behavior Management

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Infection Control

    • Modified Diets

    • Nutrition & Meal Preparation

    • Observation

    • Reporting & Documentation

    • Role of a Caregiver

    • Safety Precautions

     

    Recommended Annual Training Topics

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Infection Control

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Communication

    • Cultural Competency

    • Working with an Aging Population

    • Assisting with Oral Hygiene

    • Nutrition & Meal Preparation

    • Introduction to Dementia Care

  • Washington Training Requirement

    Required initial training topics are mandated by the state and require approval as part of the Home Care Aide 75-hour certification training.

     

    Required Annual Training Topics

    Required annual training topics are intended to promote professional development and increase a caregiver’s skills. Topics may not be repeated unless the subject is advancing on previous education or a need is presently based on the caregiver’s annual competency evaluations. Additionally, caregivers may repeat up to five hours of the following topics:

    • Bloodborne Pathogens

    • Infection Control

    • CPR Training

    • First-Aid Training

    • Food Handling Training

    • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

    • Medication Assistance

    • Disaster Preparedness

    • Aging Sensitivity

    • Client Rights and Safety

    • Abuse and Neglect Identification

    • Mandatory Reporting

  • California Training Requirements

    The classes you need to meet California’s caregiver training requirements are included in Waiver Consulting Group Training Package.

    • Required Initial Training Topics

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Infection Control

    • Role of a Caregiver

    • Safety Precautions

    Required Annual Training Topics

    • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)

    • Assisting with Transportation

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs)

  • Alaska Training Curriculum

    Waiver Consulting Group's Recommended Initial Training Topics

    • Role of a Caregiver

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Infection Control

    • Safety Precautions

    • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)

    • Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs)

    Waiver Consulting Group's Recommended Annual Training Topics

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Infection Control

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Communication

    • Cultural Competency

    • Working with an Aging Population

    • Assisting with Oral Hygiene

    • Nutrition & Meal Preparation

    • Introduction to Dementia Care

  • Nevada Training Requirements

    The classes you need to meet Nevada’s caregiver training requirements are included in Waiver Consulting Group Training Package.

    Required Initial Training Topics

    • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)

    • Behavior Management

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Communication, Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Infection Control

    • Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs)

    • Mobility & Safety Equipment

    • Modified Diets

    • Nutrition & Meal Preparation

    • Observation

    • Reporting & Documentation

    • Role of a Caregiver

    • Safe Patient Handling (Back Safety)

    • Safety Precautions

    • Skin Care

    • Toileting

    • Transfers

    • Working with an Aging Population

    Required Annual Training Topics

    • Client-Specific Issues

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

  • Idaho Training Curriculum

    Waiver Consulting Group's Recommended Initial Training Topics

    • Role of a Caregiver

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Infection Control

    • Safety Precautions

    • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)

    • Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs)

    Recommended Annual Training Topics

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Infection Control

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Communication

    • Cultural Competency

    • Working with an Aging Population

    • Assisting with Oral Hygiene

    • Nutrition & Meal Preparation

    • Introduction to Dementia Care

     

  • Arizona Training Curriculum

    Waiver Consulting Group's Recommended Initial Training Topics

    • Role of a Caregiver

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Infection Control

    • Safety Precautions

    • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)

    • Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs)

    Waiver Consulting Group's Recommended Annual Training Topics

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Infection Control

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Communication

    • Cultural Competency

    • Working with an Aging Population

    • Assisting with Oral Hygiene

    • Nutrition & Meal Preparation

    • Introduction to Dementia Care

  • Wyoming Training Requirements

    The classes you need to meet Wyoming’s caregiver training requirements are included in Waiver Consulting Group Training Package.

     

    Required Initial Training Topics

    • CPR

    • OSHA

     

    Waiver Consulting Group's Recommended Annual Training Topics

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Infection Control

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Communication

    • Cultural Competency

    • Working with an Aging Population

    • Assisting with Oral Hygiene

    • Nutrition & Meal Preparation

    • Introduction to Dementia Care

  • Utah Training Requirement

    The classes you need to meet Utah’s caregiver training requirements are included in Waiver Consulting Group Training Package.

    Required Initial Training Topics

    • Basic First Aid

    • Bathing

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Denture Care

    • Dressing

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs)

    • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)

    • Assisting with Self-Administered Medication

    • Assisting with Transportation

    • Introduction to First Aid

    • Mouth Care

    • Nutrition & Meal Preparation

    • Role of a Caregiver

    • Toileting

    • Transfers

    • Vital Signs

     

    Required Annual Training Topics

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

  • Colorado Training Requirements

    The classes you need to meet Colorado’s caregiver training requirements are included in Waiver Consulting Group Training Package.

     

    Required Initial Training Topics

    • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)

    • Basic First Aid

    • Behavior Management

    • Communicating with a Person with Dementia

    • Fire Safety

    • Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs)

    • Nutrition & Meal Preparation

    • Observation

    • Reporting & Documentation

    • Role of a Caregiver

    • Safety Precautions

    • Assisting with Self-Administered Medication

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Communication

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Housekeeping

    • Infection Control

     

    Required Annual Training Topics

    • Behavior Management

    • Basic First Aid

    • Client Independence

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Infection Control

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Introduction to First Aid

    • Safety Precautions

  • New Mexico Training

    Waiver Consulting Group's Recommended Initial Training Topics

    • Role of a Caregiver

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Infection Control

    • Safety Precautions

    • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)

    • Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs)

     

    Waiver Consulting Group's Recommended Annual Training Topics

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Infection Control

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Communication

    • Cultural Competency

    • Working with an Aging Population

    • Assisting with Oral Hygiene

    • Nutrition & Meal Preparation

    • Introduction to Dementia Care

  • Hawaii Training Requirement

    Waiver Consulting Group's Recommended Initial Training Topics

    • Role of a Caregiver

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Infection Control

    • Safety Precautions

    • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)

    • Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs)

     

    Waiver Consulting Group's Recommended Annual Training Topics

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Infection Control

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Communication

    • Cultural Competency

    • Working with an Aging Population

    • Assisting with Oral Hygiene

    • Nutrition & Meal Preparation

    • Introduction to Dementia Care

  • Texas Training Requirement

    Waiver Consulting Group's Recommended Initial Training Topics

    • Role of a Caregiver

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Infection Control

    • Safety Precautions

    • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)

    • Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs)

    Waiver Consulting Group's Recommended Annual Training Topics

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Infection Control

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Communication

    • Cultural Competency

    • Working with an Aging Population

    • Assisting with Oral Hygiene

    • Nutrition & Meal Preparation

    • Introduction to Dementia Care

  • Oklahoma Training Requirement

    The classes you need to meet Oklahoma’s caregiver training requirements are included in Waiver Consulting Group Training Package.

     

    Required Initial Training Topics

    • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Infection Control

    • Nutrition & Meal Preparation

    • Observation

    • Reporting & Documentation

    • Safety Precautions

     

    Waiver Consulting Group's Recommended Annual Training Topics

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Infection Control

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Communication

    • Cultural Competency

    • Working with an Aging Population

    • Assisting with Oral Hygiene

    • Nutrition & Meal Preparation

    • Introduction to Dementia Care

  • North Dakota Training Curriculum

    Waiver Consulting Group's Recommended Initial Training Topics

    • Role of a Caregiver

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Infection Control

    • Safety Precautions

    • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)

    • Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs)

     

    Waiver Consulting Group's Recommended Annual Training Topics

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Infection Control

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Communication

    • Cultural Competency

    • Working with an Aging Population

    • Assisting with Oral Hygiene

    • Nutrition & Meal Preparation

    • Introduction to Dementia Care

     

  • South Dakota Training Curriculum

    Waiver Consulting Group's Recommended Initial Training Topics

    • Role of a Caregiver

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Infection Control

    • Safety Precautions

    • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)

    • Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs)

    Waiver Consulting Group's Recommended Annual Training Topics

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Infection Control

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Communication

    • Cultural Competency

    • Working with an Aging Population

    • Assisting with Oral Hygiene

    • Nutrition & Meal Preparation

    • Introduction to Dementia Care

  • Nebraska Training Requirement

    Waiver Consulting Group's Recommended Initial Training Topics

    • Role of a Caregiver

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Infection Control

    • Safety Precautions

    • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)

    • Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs)

    Waiver Consulting Group's Recommended Annual Training Topics

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Infection Control

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Communication

    • Cultural Competency

    • Working with an Aging Population

    • Assisting with Oral Hygiene

    • Nutrition & Meal Preparation

    • Introduction to Dementia Care

  • Kansas Training Curriculum

    Waiver Consulting Group's Recommended Initial Training Topics

    • Role of a Caregiver

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Infection Control

    • Safety Precautions

    • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)

    • Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs)

    Waiver Consulting Group's Recommended Annual Training Topics

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Infection Control

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Communication

    • Cultural Competency

    • Working with an Aging Population

    • Assisting with Oral Hygiene

    • Nutrition & Meal Preparation

    • Introduction to Dementia Care

  • Louisiana Training Requirement

    Waiver Consulting Group's Recommended Initial Training Topics

    • Role of a Caregiver

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Infection Control

    • Safety Precautions

    • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)

    • Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs)

    Waiver Consulting Group's Recommended Annual Training Topics

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Infection Control

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Communication

    • Cultural Competency

    • Working with an Aging Population

    • Assisting with Oral Hygiene

    • Nutrition & Meal Preparation

    • Introduction to Dementia Care

  • Minnesota Training Requirement

    The classes you need to meet Minnesota’s caregiver training requirements are included in Waiver Consulting Group Training Package..

     

    Required Initial Training Topics

    • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)

    • Assisting with Self-Administered Medication

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Communication

    • Bathing

    • Cultural Competency

    • Denture Care

    • Dressing

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Hair Care

    • Infection Control

    • Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs)

    • Mobility & Safety Equipment

    • Modified Diets

    • Mouth Care

    • Nutrition & Meal Preparation

    • Observation

    • Reporting & Documentation

    • Professionalism

    • Range of Motion

    • Role of a Caregiver

    • Safety Precautions

    • Toileting

    • Vital Signs

    • Working with an Aging Population

     

    Required Annual Training Topics

    • Child Abuse

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Housekeeping

    • Infection Control

     

  • Iowa Training Requirement

    Waiver Consulting Group's Recommended Initial Training Topics

    • Role of a Caregiver

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Infection Control

    • Safety Precautions

    • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)

    • Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs)

    Waiver Consulting Group's Recommended Annual Training Topics

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Infection Control

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Communication

    • Cultural Competency

    • Working with an Aging Population

    • Assisting with Oral Hygiene

    • Nutrition & Meal Preparation

    • Introduction to Dementia Care

  • Illinois Training Requirements

    The classes you need to meet Illinois’s caregiver training requirements are included in Waiver Consulting Group Training Package.

    • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)

    • Assisting with Self-Administered Medication

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Communication

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Infection Control

    • Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs)

    • Mobility & Safety Equipment

    • Observation

    • Safety Precautions

    • Reporting & Documentation

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Infection Control

  • Wisconsin Training Curriculum

    The classes you need to meet Wisconsin’s caregiver training requirements are included in Waiver Consulting Group Training Package.

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Infection Control

    • Safety Precautions

    • Communication

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Infection Control

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Communication

    • Cultural Competency

    • Working with an Aging Population

    • Assisting with Oral Hygiene

    • Nutrition & Meal Preparation

    • Introduction to Dementia Care

  • New Jersey Training Requirements

    Required initial training topics are mandated by the state and require approval as part of the Certified Home Health aide 76-hour certification training. Best Practice standards also mandate initial training in the following topic areas in addition to the 76-hour certification training initial & annual:

    • Bloodborne Pathogens

    • Child Abuse

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Infection Control

    • Pain Management

    • Workplace Safety

    • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)

    • Child Abuse, Clients’ Rights &

    • HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Infection Control

    • Pain Management

    • Role of a Caregiver

    • Safety Precautions

    • Workplace Safety

  • Maryland Training Requirements

    The classes you need to meet Maryland’s caregiver training requirements are included in Waiver Consulting Group Training Package.

    • CPR

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Infection Control

    • Observation

    • Reporting & Documentation

    • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Infection Control

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Communication

    • Cultural Competency

    • Working with an Aging Population

    • Assisting with Oral Hygiene

    • Nutrition & Meal Preparation

    • Introduction to Dementia Care

  • Washington DC Training Requirements

    The classes you need to meet Washington DC’s caregiver training requirements are included in Waiver Consulting Group Training Package.

    • Role of a Caregiver

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Infection Control

    • Safety Precautions

    • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)

    • Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs)

    • Caring for Persons with Disabilities

  • Rhode Island Training Curriculum

    Recommended initial Training Topics

    • Role of a Caregiver

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Infection Control

    • Safety Precautions

    • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)

    • Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs)

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Infection Control

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Communication

    • Cultural Competency

    • Working with an Aging Population

    • Assisting with Oral Hygiene

    • Nutrition & Meal Preparation

    • Introduction to Dementia Care

  • Delaware Training Requirements

    The classes you need to meet Delaware’s caregiver training requirements are included in Waiver Consulting Group Training Package.

     

    Required Initial Training Topics

    • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)

    • Caring for Persons with Disabilities

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Communicating with a Person with Dementia

    • Communication

    • Infection Control

    • Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs)

    • Introduction to Dementia

    • Nutrition & Meal Preparation

    • Observation

    • Reporting & Documentation

    • Role of a Caregiver

    • Safety in Dementia

    • Housekeeping

    • Mobility & Safety Equipment

    • Modified Diets

    • Safety Precautions

    • Working with an Aging Population

    • Annual Training Topics

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Infection Control

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Communication

    • Cultural Competency

    • Working with an Aging Population

    • Assisting with Oral Hygiene

    • Nutrition & Meal Preparation

    • Introduction to Dementia Care

  • Massachusetts Training Curriculum

    Recommended Annual Training Topics

    • Role of a Caregiver

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Infection Control

    • Safety Precautions

    • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs)

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Infection Control

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Communication

    • Cultural Competency

    • Working with an Aging Population

    • Assisting with Oral Hygiene

    • Nutrition & Meal Preparation

    • Introduction to Dementia Care

  • Maine Training Curriculum

    Recommended Annual Training Topics

    • Role of a Caregiver

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Infection Control

    • Safety Precautions

    • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs)

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Infection Control

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Communication

    • Cultural Competency

    • Working with an Aging Population

    • Assisting with Oral Hygiene

    • Nutrition & Meal Preparation

    • Introduction to Dementia Care

  • Vermont Training Curriculum

    Recommended Initial Training Topics

    • Role of a Caregiver

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Infection Control

    • Safety Precautions

    • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs)

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Infection Control

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Communication

    • Cultural Competency

    • Working with an Aging Population

    • Assisting with Oral Hygiene

    • Nutrition & Meal Preparation

    • Introduction to Dementia Care

  • Virginia Training Curriculum

    Recommended Initial Training Topics

    • Role of a Caregiver

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Infection Control

    • Safety Precautions

    • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs)

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Infection Control

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Communication

    • Cultural Competency

    • Working with an Aging Population

    • Assisting with Oral Hygiene

    • Nutrition & Meal Preparation

    • Introduction to Dementia Care

  • Michigan Training Curriculum

    Recommended Initial Training Topics

    • Role of a Caregiver

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Infection Control

    • Safety Precautions

    • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs)

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Infection Control

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Communication

    • Cultural Competency

    • Working with an Aging Population

    • Assisting with Oral Hygiene

    • Nutrition & Meal Preparation

    • Introduction to Dementia Care

  • Indiana Training Curriculum

    Recommended Initial Training Topics

    • Role of a Caregiver

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Infection Control

    • Safety Precautions

    • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs)

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Infection Control

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Communication

    • Cultural Competency

    • Working with an Aging Population

    • Assisting with Oral Hygiene

    • Nutrition & Meal Preparation

    • Introduction to Dementia Care

  • New Hampshire Training Requirements

    Required Initial Training Topics

    ​Required Annual Training Topics

    • Infection Control

    • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)

    • Assisting with Self-Administered Medication

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Communication

    • Elder Abuse Prevention Emergency Procedures Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs) Nutrition & Meal Preparation

    • Observation

    • Reporting & Documentation

    • Role of a Caregiver

    • Safety Precautions

    • Safe Patient Handling (Back Safety)

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Infection Control

    • Child Abuse Elder Abuse Prevention

  • Ohio Training Curriculum

    Recommended Initial Training Topics

    • Role of a Caregiver

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Infection Control

    • Safety Precautions

    • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs)

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Infection Control

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Communication

    • Cultural Competency

    • Working with an Aging Population

    • Assisting with Oral Hygiene

    • Nutrition & Meal Preparation

    • Introduction to Dementia Care

  • Kentucky Training Requirements

    The classes you need to meet Kentucky’s caregiver training requirements are included in Waiver Consulting Group Training Package.

    • Assisting with Self-Administered Medication

    • Communication

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Infection Control

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Communication

    • Cultural Competency

    • Working with an Aging Population

    • Assisting with Oral Hygiene

    • Nutrition & Meal Preparation

    • Introduction to Dementia Care

  • West Virginia Training Curriculum

    Recommended Initial Training Topics

    • Role of a Caregiver

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Infection Control

    • Safety Precautions

    • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs)

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Infection Control

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Communication

    • Cultural Competency

    • Working with an Aging Population

    • Assisting with Oral Hygiene

    • Nutrition & Meal Preparation

    • Introduction to Dementia Care

  • Pennsylvania Training Requirements

    The classes you need to meet Pennsylvania’s caregiver training requirements are included in Waiver Consulting Group Training Package.

    • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)

    • Behavior Management

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Infection Control

    • Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs) Nutrition & Meal Preparation

    • Observation Reporting & Documentation

    • Safety Precautions

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Infection Control

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Communication

    • Cultural Competency

    • Working with an Aging Population

    • Assisting with Oral Hygiene

    • Nutrition & Meal Preparation

    • Introduction to Dementia Care

  • North Carolina Training Requirements

    The classes you need to meet North Carolina’s caregiver training requirements are included in Waiver Consulting Group Training Package.

    • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)

    • Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs)

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Infection Control

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Communication

    • Cultural Competency

    • Working with an Aging Population

    • Assisting with Oral Hygiene

    • Nutrition & Meal Preparation

    • Introduction to Dementia Care

  • Tennessee Training Requirements

    The classes you need to meet Tennessee’s caregiver training requirements are included in Waiver Consulting Group Training Package.

    • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)

    • Assisting with Self-Administered Medication

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Infection Control

    • Observation

    • Reporting & Documentation

    • Safety Precautions

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Infection Control

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Communication

    • Cultural Competency

    • Working with an Aging Population

    • Assisting with Oral Hygiene

    • Nutrition & Meal Preparation

    • Introduction to Dementia Care

  • Florida Training Requirements

    The classes you need to meet Florida's caregiver training requirements are included in Waiver Consulting Group Training Package.

    • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)

    • Assisting with Self-Administered Medication

    • Clients' rights & HIPAA

    • Communicating with A Person with Dementia

    • Communication

    • Cultural Competency

    • Denture Care

    • Emergency procedures

    • HIV?AIDS

    • Housekeeping

    • Infection Control

    • Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLS)

    • Introduction to Dementia

    • Mobility & Safety Equipment

    • Nutrition & Meal Preparation

    • Range of Motion

    • Safety Precautions

    • Vital Signs

    • Working with an Aging Population

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Infection Control

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Communication

    • Cultural Competency

    • Working with an Aging Population

    • Assisting with Oral Hygiene

    • Nutrition & Meal Preparation

    • Introduction to Dementia Care

  • Alabama Training Curriculum

    Waiver Consulting Group's Recommended Initial Training Topics

    • Role of a Caregiver

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Infection Control

    • Safety Precautions

    • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs)

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Infection Control

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Communication

    • Cultural Competency

    • Working with an Aging Population

    • Assisting with Oral Hygiene

    • Nutrition & Meal Preparation

    • Introduction to Dementia Care

  • Connecticut Training Curriculum

    Recommended Initial Training Topics

    • Role of a Caregiver

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Infection Control

    • Safety Precautions

    • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs)

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Infection Control

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Communication

    • Cultural Competency

    • Working with an Aging Population

    • Assisting with Oral Hygiene

    • Nutrition & Meal Preparation

    • Introduction to Dementia Care

  • Arkansas Training Requirements

    The classes you need to meet Arkansas’s caregiver training requirements are included in Waiver Consulting Group Training Package.

    • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)

    • Alzheimer’s & Dementia

    • Assisting with Ambulation

    • Bathing

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Communication

    • Dressing

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Ethical Considerations

    • Fire Safety

    • Housekeeping

    • Infection Control

    • Mouth Care

    • Nail Care

    • Nutrition & Meal Preparation

    • Observation

    • Reporting & Documentation

    • Range of Motion

    • Role of a Caregiver

    • Safety Precautions

    • Toileting

    • Transfers

    • Workplace Safety

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Infection Control

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Communication

    • Cultural Competency

    • Working with an Aging Population

    • Assisting with Oral Hygiene

    • Nutrition & Meal Preparation

    • Introduction to Dementia Care

  • Mississippi Training Curriculum

    Waiver Consulting Group's Recommended Initial Training Topics

    Waiver Consulting Group's Recommended Annual Training Topics

    • Role of a Caregiver

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Infection Control

    • Safety Precautions

    • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)

    • Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs)

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Infection Control

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Communication

    • Cultural Competency

    • Working with an Aging Population

    • Assisting with Oral Hygiene

    • Nutrition & Meal Preparation

    • Introduction to Dementia Care

  • Missouri Training Curriculum

    Waiver Consulting Group's Recommended Initial Training Topics

     

    Waiver Consulting Group's Recommended Annual Training Topics

    • Role of a Caregiver

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Infection Control

    • Safety Precautions

    • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)

    • Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs)

    • Clients’ Rights & HIPAA

    • Elder Abuse Prevention

    • Infection Control

    • Emergency Procedures

    • Communication

    • Cultural Competency

    • Working with an Aging Population

    • Assisting with Oral Hygiene

    • Nutrition & Meal Preparation

    • Introduction to Dementia Care

State-By-StateTraining Topis
  • State-by-State Regulations on Training Requirements
    Alabama: Follows the Federal Code of Regulations: CFR Title 42, Vol. 3, 484. Alaska: Alaska Administrative Code, Title 7, 12.519. Arizona: Arizona Revised Statutes, Title 36, Article 2, 36.2939 (B.2.a). Arkansas: Follows Federal Code of Regulations: CFR Title 42, Vol. 3, 484. California: California Code of Regulations, Title 22, Division 5, Chapter 6, §74747. Colorado: Code of Colorado Regulations, 10 CCR 2505‐10 8.525. Connecticut: Connecticut Department of Public Health Regulations, Public Health Code, Title 19‐13‐D69. DC: District of Columbia Municipal Regulations, Title 17, Chapter 93, §9327.3. Delaware: Delaware Administrative Code, Title 16, §4406. Florida: Florida Administrative Code, Rule Chapter 59A‐8.0095. Georgia: Follows Federal Code of Regulations: CFR Title 42, Vol.3, 484. Hawaii: Hawaii Administrative Rules, Title 11, Chapter 97, Section 1. Idaho: Idaho Administrative Code, IDAPA 16.03.07. Illinois: Illinois Administrative Code, Title 77, §245.70; 77 IL Admin. Code §395.150. Indiana: Indiana Code 16‐27‐1.5‐1 Iowa: Follows Federal Code of Regulations: CFR Title 42, Vol. 3, 484. Kansas: Kansas Administrative Regulations 28‐51‐100. Kentucky: Follows Federal Code of Regulations: CFR Title 42, Vol.3, 48 Louisiana: Follows Federal Code of Regulations: CFR Title 42, Vol.3, 484. Maine: Code of Maine Rules, 10‐144, Chapter 119. Maryland: Code of Maryland Regulations, Title 10.39.01.08. Massachusetts: Follows Federal Code of Regulations: CFR Title 42, Vol. 3, 484. Michigan: Follows Federal Code of Regulations: CFR Title 42, Vol. 3, 484. Minnesota: Minnesota Administrative Rules, 4664.0260. Mississippi: Follows Federal Code of Regulations: CFR Title 42, Vol. 3, 484. Missouri: Follows Federal Code of Regulations: CFR Title 42, Vol. 3, 484. Montana: Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, Policies and Procedures, State Certification of Competency for Home Health Aides. Nebraska: Nebraska Administrative Code, Title 175, 14‐006.04G5. Nevada: Nevada Department of Health & Human Services, Medicaid Service Manuals, 1403.8. New Hampshire: New Hampshire Code of Administrative Rules, Chapter He‐W 553. New Jersey: New Jersey Administrative Code, Title 13:37‐14.4. New Mexico: New Mexico Administrative Code, 7.28.2.30.C. New York: New York Codes, Rules, and Regulations (NYCRR), Title 10, § 700.2., New York State Department of Health North Carolina: Division of Medical Assistance, Medicaid Clinical Coverage Policies and Provider Manuals, Clinical Coverage Policy No.: 3A (6.2). North Dakota: North Dakota Administrative Code, 33.03.10.1.18. Ohio: Ohio Administrative Code, 5160-12-03. Oklahoma: Oklahoma Administrative code, Title 310, 677-9-4. Oregon: Oregon Administrative Rules, 410‐127‐0020. Pennsylvania: Follows Federal Code of Regulations: CFR Title 42, Vol. 3, 484. Rhode Island: Rhode Island Rules and Regulations, R23‐17‐HNC/HC/PRO. South Carolina: Follows Federal Code of Regulations: CFR Title 42, Vol. 3, 484. South Dakota: South Dakota Administrative Code, 67‐16:05:01. Tennessee: Rules of the Tennessee Department of Health, Board of Licensing Health Care Facilities, Chapter 1200.08.26. Texas: Texas Administrative Code, Title 40, Part 1, Chapter 97, Sub-Chapter D, §97.701. Utah: Utah Administrative Code, Rule R432-700-22. Vermont: Regulations for the Designation and Operation of Home Health Agencies, Part X, 10.1. Virginia: Virginia Administrative Code, Title 12, Agency 30, Chapter 50, Section 160. Washington: Washington Administrative Code, 246- 335-015-23. West Virginia: Follows Federal Code of Regulations: CFR Title 42, Vol. 3, 484. Wisconsin: Wisconsin Administrative Code, Chapter DHS 129, Certification of Programs for Training and Testing Nurse Aides, Medication Aides and Feeding Assistants, Subchapter II. Wyoming: Wyoming Department of Health, Aging Division, Rules for Program Administration of Home Health Agencies, Chapter 9.
  • What services does Waiver Consulting Group offer?
    Waiver Consulting Group offers a wide range of services including provider enrollment assistance, regulatory compliance consulting, policy and procedure development, accreditation support, and more. We specialize in helping healthcare agencies navigate the complexities of Medicaid waivers and related programs.
  • How can Waiver Consulting Group help with provider enrollment?
    We provide comprehensive assistance with Medicaid and Medicare provider enrollment, including completing application forms, gathering required documentation, and ensuring compliance with state and federal regulations. Our goal is to streamline the enrollment process and help agencies start providing services as quickly as possible.
  • What is the process for getting started with Waiver Consulting Group?
    Getting started with us is easy! STEP #1: Initial Consultation Contact us to schedule an initial consultation; Complete the GETTING STARTED form or use our START UP WIZARD to begin. We will send you an invite to our Client Portal and call you to follow up. The invitation to collaborate will be followed by several emails from us about tasks and to-dos for you to complete. These will be followed by a phone call. During the call, confirm your specific needs, goals, and challenges; and ask questions you may have. Be prepare to provide relevant information about your agency, such as services and population type, and any specific areas where you require assistance. (If applicable) STEP #2: Invitation To Collaborate (ITC) Based on the initial consultation, we update your Client Portal. We provide a complimentary market research on your selected service type, proposed location, applicable state, and federal regulations, competitors, branding, and more if requested! Waiver Consulting Group will send you a detailed process outlining your chosen services, scope of work, and timeline to address your agency's needs and achieve your goals. This is sent via an email invite to our Client Portal. STEP #3: Engagement & Collaboration Upon your completion of your ONBOARDING TASK LISTS assigned to you in the Client Portal, you enter into an engagement agreement with Waiver Group on completing your goal. Our Client Portal is where you will follow the progress of your application process. Collaborate with Waiver Consulting Group throughout the engagement, participating in phone meetings, sharing feedback, and actively engaging in the consulting process.
  • Can Waiver Consulting Group help with regulatory compliance?
    Yes, we offer regulatory compliance consulting to help agencies stay compliant with state and federal regulations. We can assist with policy development, staff training, audits, and ongoing compliance monitoring to ensure your agency operates ethically and legally.
  • Does Waiver Consulting Group offer training and education services?
    Yes, we provide training and education services for healthcare agency staff, including caregivers, nurses, administrators, and managers. Our training programs cover a wide range of topics, including regulatory requirements, best practices, and patient care standards.
  • How long does it typically take to see results with Waiver Consulting Group?
    The timeline for seeing results can vary depending on the specific services you require and the complexity of your agency. However, we strive to deliver timely and effective solutions, and our team works diligently to achieve positive outcomes for our clients. In most starts, licensing process takes 60 to 90 days while others take up to 90 to 180 days. We encourage our clients or potential clients to plan ahead.
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