Successful Training Program Completion
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Assistant Program - Introduction
An individual may not provide hands-on assistance with feeding or
hydrating residents unless the individual has successfully completed the
A State-approved training program for
feeding assistants, including additional instruction on the selected
resident population and the Wisconsin Caregiver Program requirements.
After completing the training course, a State-approved standardized
written quiz with a score of 75 percent or greater.
- A State-approved standardized skill demonstration, determining
handwashing and resident feeding competency with a score of 75 percent
Instructors should consider the needs of
persons who have limited English proficiency or reading difficulties.
Individuals may request the quiz to be administered orally.
The instructor must observe the trainee's performance. Each skill must be
initialed and dated by the instructor, to verify satisfactory or
Programs may choose to add increased testing requirements.
Students who do not successfully pass the initial competency evaluation
will be allowed the opportunity to review the training materials and
retake the test.
Programs can establish the number of times a candidate may retake the
test. However, the program must document the failure, opportunity for
review and subsequent retake testing.
The instructor must issue a State approved certificate to each participant
who successfully completes the program, documenting the name of the
participant, the training program and the date of successful completion.
Last Revised: March 30, 2011