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Virginia Department of Health
State Board of Health
Home Care Organization Regulations [12 VAC 5 ‑ 381]
Action Amend the Regulation after Assessment and Receipt of Public Comment
Comment Period Ended on 11/13/2019
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11/5/19  10:15 am
Commenter: Marcia A Tetterton, Virginia Association For Home Care and Hospice

Modernizing Recommendations Part V

Part V. Personal Care Services

12VAC5-381-360. Personal Care Services.

A. An organization may provide personal care services in support of the client's health and safety in his home. The organization shall designate a registered licensed nurse responsible for the supervision of personal care services.

B. The personal care services shall include:

5. Documenting the services delivered in the client's record service plan.

C. Such services shall be delivered based on a written plan of services developed by a licensed health care provider registered nurse, in collaboration with the client and client's family. The plan shall include at least the following:

1. Assessment Evaluation of the client's needs;

D. The service plan shall be retained in the client's record. Copies of the service plan shall be provided to the client receiving services and reviewed with the assigned home attendant prior to delivering services.

E. Supervision of services home attendants shall be provided as often as necessary as determined by the client's needs service plan by a the assessment of the registered licensed health care professional nurse, and the organization's written policies not to exceed 90 120 days.

F. A registered nurse or licensed practical nurse shall be available during all hours that personal care services are being provided.


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