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26 hours

About the Course

Introduction to ALF Core 26 Hours Training

What is an Assisted Living Facility?

This training required both class training and independent learning from the learner

About the training

26 hours of ALF CORE training for prospective operators who will manage the day-to-day operation of an assisted living facility. The learners will learn the requirements that are set forth from F.S. 429, Part I and F.A.C 59A-36. The learner will receive the materials and a 100 practice test, questions and answers.

Assisted Living Facility Definition and Purpose

An assisted living facility (ALF) is designed to provide personal care services in the least restrictive and most home-like environment. These facilities can range in size from one resident to several hundred and may offer a wide variety of personal and nursing services designed specifically to meet an individual's personal needs.

Facilities are licensed to provide routine personal care services under a "Standard" license, or more specific services under the authority of "Specialty" licenses. ALFs meeting the requirements for a Standard license may also qualify for specialty licenses. The purpose of "Specialty Licenses" is to allow individuals to "age in place" in familiar surroundings that can adequately and safely meet their continuing healthcare needs.

Nursing Services – Services are limited in an assisted living facility because it is not a nursing home. Services that are allowed are provided by a third-party provider (Nurse, Physical Therapist, Home Health, Hospice, etc.)

Specialty Licenses - There are three specialty licenses:

1. Limited Mental Health (LMH) – this license allows operators to provide services to those who have been declared to be a mental health resident.

2. Limited Nursing Services (LNS) – this license allows operators to admit residents who have a stage two bedsore and retain at the premises for up to 30 minutes.

3. Extended Congregate Care (ECC) – this license allows operators to allow residents to age in place with third party nursing services.

Learner’s Responsibility

Each learner is responsible to read the material on their time. The material that is provided is what is on the test.

Trainer’s Responsibility

To teach each learner with information from the Florida Statutes 429, Part I, Florida Administrative Code 59A-36 and other supplemental related materials created by Arrendell’s Training & Consulting.

Arrendell's will help you with the start-up of your business. We provide consultation to assist you obtain your license, from the beginning to the end.

Your Instructor

Julia Arrendell

The trainer has over 20 years of experience.

Julia Arrendell
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