Feeding Assistant Program: Caregiver Misconduct Reporting Requirements
Nursing facilities must report complaints of caregiver misconduct. Misconduct means abuse or neglect, or stolen property. Feeding assistants are defined as caregivers in Wisconsin. That’s why facilities must report complaints against them.
Learn more about the Feeding Assistant Program
How facilities can report caregiver misconduct complaints
Anyone can report a complaint to a facility. The facility must then take steps to report it. Chapter 6 of the Wisconsin Caregiver Program Manual, P-00038 (PDF) explains how to do so. It also explains what misconduct means.
The Wisconsin Caregiver Misconduct Registry lists the names of caregivers who have proven complaints against them. If a there is a proven complaint against a feeding assistant, their name will be added to it.