Current through Register Vol. 51, No. 41, October 9, 2021
Section 201.20 - Staff development(a) There shall be an ongoing coordinated educational program which is planned and conducted for the development and improvement of skills of the facility's personnel, including training related to problems, needs and rights of the residents.(b) An employe shall receive appropriate orientation to the facility, its policies and to the position and duties. The orientation shall include training on the prevention of resident abuse and the reporting of the abuse.(c) There shall be at least annual in service training which includes at least infection prevention and control, fire prevention and safety, accident prevention, disaster preparedness, resident confidential information, resident psychosocial needs, restorative nursing techniques and resident rights, including personal property rights, privacy, preservation of dignity and the prevention and reporting of resident abuse.(d) Written records shall be maintained which indicate the content of and attendance at the staff development programs.The provisions of this § 201.20 adopted August 29, 1975, effective September 1, 1975, 5 Pa.B. 2233; amended April 23, 1982, effective April 24, 1982, 12 Pa.B. 1316; amended January 31, 1987, effective July 1, 1987, 17 Pa.B. 514; amended July 23, 1999, effective July 24, 1999, 29 Pa.B. 3999.