Feeding Assistant - Training Program Approval Process

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Long Term Care facilities wishing to operate a feeding assistant training program must submit a completed Wisconsin Feeding Assistant Training Program Application, F-62588 (PDF, 112 KB) or F-62588 (Word, 344 KB) to the Office of Caregiver Quality (OCQ), Division of Quality Assurance (DQA) along with:

  • their proposed selected resident population curriculum
  • their proposed feeding assistant instructor information
  • their proposed feeding assistant trainer information.

OCQ will review the application and supporting materials and will determine whether to approve or deny the feeding assistant training program.

OCQ will issue a written notice regarding DQA's decision, with a copy to the appropriate Regional Field Operations Director (RFOD), within 45 calendar days of receiving a complete application.

Upon program approval, the feeding assistant training program will be issued, at no cost:

  • a Wisconsin Caregiver Program video cassette
  • standardized competency evaluation materials
  • feeding assistant training program and grandparented certificate templates
  • and a feeding assistant roster template.
Last Revised: October 8, 2015