Aug. 25, 2021
The proposed amendment aligns the administrative regulation training requirements for home health aides with the dementia-specific training requirements of KRS 216.9375, created by passage of SB 61 in 2021 legislative session. The proposed amendment also aligns with the 2021 passage of SB 154 to allow advanced practice registered nurses and physician assistants to supervise home health services.
The proposed amendment aligns the administrative regulation training requirements for PSA direct-care staff with the dementia-specific training requirements of KRS 216.713, a new law created by the passage of SB 61. The amendment also adds a cross-reference to KRS 209.032 and 922 KAR 5:120, enacted in 2014 and 2015 respectively, that require personal services agency staff to submit to a check of the adult caregiver misconduct registry.