Direct Service Workers

 

Important Information for Medicaid Providers: Please read carefully

A Direct Service Worker is an unlicensed person who provides personal care of other services and supports to persons with disabilities or to the elderly to enhance their well-being, and who is involved in face-to-face direct contact with the person. Functions performed may include, but not limited to, assistance and training activites of daily living, personal care services, and job-related supports.-LAC 48:l Ch 92 Subchapter A 9201

 

Guidelines for the Didactic Training and Establishment of Competency Part 1

Guidelines for the Didactic Training and Establishment of Competency Part 2 

Medication Administration Sample 16 Hour Program

 

 

 

For more information on Direct Service Workers, please visit the Health Standards Section: http://ldh.la.gov/index.cfm/directory/detail/713/catid/154