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Income from residents shall be identified by resident name in supporting documents, and income and expenses from other sources, such as from day care or interest on facility funds, shall be separately identified.




True or false?

True

The facility, upon resident request, may provide for the safekeeping in the facility of up to:


$200 in personal funds and $500 in personal property

If the resident is expected to be absent from the facility for more than 24 hours, the facility may provide for the safekeeping of more than $500 in personal property.




True or false?

True

How much of a residents personal funds can be in the same bank used by the facility for operations?

Co-mingling resident funds with facility fnds is prohbited

With a resident's permission, a facility whose owner, administrator, or staff, or representative thereof, serves as the representative payee or attorney-in-fact for facility residents, does not need to maintain a surety bond.




True or false?

False

For corporations which own more than one facility in the state, one surety bond may be purchased to cover the needs of all residents served by the corporation.




True or false?

True

If serving as representative payee:The minimum bond proceeds must:

Equal twice the average monthly aggregate income or personal funds

How often must a facility submit a copy of the bond with the AHCA central office?

Upon the annual issuance of a new bond or continuation bond

If the facility provides safekeeping for money or property; holds resident money or property in a trust fund; or if the facility owner, administrator, or staff, or representative thereof, acts as a representative payee; how often must the facility must provide a statement detailing the income and expense records?

Quarterly

If the facility owner, administrator, or staff, or representative thereof, serves as a resident’s attorney-in-fact, the resident shall be given, on an annual basis, a written statement of any transaction made on behalf of the resident.




True or false?

False... The statement must be provied monthyl.

Newly hired staff shall have how many days to submit a statement that the person does not have any signs or symptoms of a communicable disease including tuberculosis?

30 days after employement

Freedom from tuberculosis must be documented on an annual basis.




True or false?

True

A person with a positive tuberculosis test must submit a health care provider’s statement that the person does not constitute a risk of communicating tuberculosis.




True or false?

True

The contract between the facility and the staffing agency or contractor does not need to specifically describe the services the staffing agency or contractor will be providing to residents as long as the agency is licensed by AHCA and records are accessible.




True or false?

False... Contract shall specifically describe the services the staffing agency or contractor will be providing to residents.

For facilities with a licensed capacity of 17 or more residents, the facility shall:

Maintain time sheets for all staff

For facilities with a licensed capacity of 17 or more residents, the facility must develop a written job description for each staff position and provide a copy of the job description to each staff member.




True or false?

True

Any employee whose responsibilities may require him or her to, provide personal care or services directly to clients or have access to client funds, personal property, or living areas must submit a level 2 background. The individual is not to have any direct contact with a client or resident while the screening is underway.




True or false?

True

When an incident happens, how much time should you wait before you filling out the incident report?

Don't wait. Document while events are fresh in your mind.

How much time do you have to submit incident reports to AHCA?

1 business day for 1 day reports and 15 calendar days for the 15 day FULL report.

If you make a mistake, you may use "white out" to correct it.




True or false?

False

When filling out an incident report you should always give your opinion of what occurred.




True or false?

False... You should stick to facts.

License renewal is conducted by the central agency every 2 years.




True or false?

True

Incident reporting is a three step process:


Notification


Report Submission


Follow-up Submission




True or false?

True

You should report:


What you Saw


What you Heard


What you Did




True or false?

True

You should always place a copy of the incident report in the residents medical records.




True or false?

False... You have to keep them but it doesn't have to be with the residents file.

All applicants applying for an assisted living license must submit proof of a fire inspection.




True or false?

True

For each adverse incident reported the facility shall submit a full report within fifteen (15) days of the incident.




True or false?

True

After the initial level 2 background screening, a new level 2 background check must be completed how often?

Every 5 years

How many facilities may an administrator supervise at any give time?

3

From the date an employee begins work as an administrator or manager, how much time do they have to complete the assisted living facility core training requirements?

3 months

What is the minimum passing score for the ALF Core competency test?

75%

If your facility has 16 residents, how many staffing hours must you have?

253 hours a week

Staff who provide direct care to residents, other than nurses, certified nursing assistants, or home health aides must receive a minimum of 1 hour in-service training in infection control, including universal precautions, and facility sanitation procedures...

Before providing personal care to residents

Staff who provide direct care to residents must receive a minimum of 1 hour in-service training within 30 days of employment that covers the following subjects:

Resident rights, abuse, neglect, and exploitation AND all of the above.

Unlicensed persons who will be providing assistance with self-administered medications must take the required training...

Prior to assuming responsibilities

Unlicensed persons who provide assistance with self-administered medications and have successfully completed the initial 4 hour training, must obtain...

A minimum of 2 hours of continuing education training on the subject every year

What is the continuing education requirement for the administrator and the extended congregate care supervisor, if different from the administrator?

A minimum of 4 hours of continuing education every two years in topics relating to the physical, psychological, or social needs of frail elderly and disabled persons, or persons with Alzheimer’s disease or related disorders.

The administrator, managers and staff, who have direct contact with mental health residents in a licensed limited mental health facility, must receive:

A minimum of 3 hours of continuing education

How often must an existing, unsprinklered ALF conduct fire exit drills?

Every month

How often must facilities have elopement drills?

A minimum of two resident elopement prevention and response drills per year

When there is a change of ownership of an assisted living facility you have 45 days prior to the change to inform the agencies central office.




True or false?

False... 60 days prior to the transfer of ownership

Every facility shall be under the supervision of an administrator who is at least 18 years of age.




True or false?

False... Administrator's must be at least 21 years of age

Administrators who supervise more than one facility shall appoint in writing a separate “manager” for each facility.




True or false?

True

Managers do not need to complete the core training requirement pursuant to Rule 58A-5.0191, F.A.C. as long as they are supervised by a licensed administrator.




True or false?

False

Successful completion of the core training requirements includes passing the competency test.




True or false?

True

This ALF Core Training practice exam is an adequte replacement for the taking competency test offered by the Department of Elder Affairs.




True or false?

False

Administrators and managers shall participate in 12 hours of continuing education in topics related to assisted living every 2 years as provided under Section 429.52, F.S.




True or false?

True

A resident will be moving into your facility January 14. The 1823 Health Assessment form must be completed within 31 days from admission date.




True or false?

False... 30 days prior

An administrator or manager who has successfully completed the core training but has not maintained the continuing education requirements will be considered a new administrator or manager for the purposes of the core training requirements and must:1. Retake the assisted living facility core training; and2. Retake and pass the competency test.




True or false?

True

Facilites shall provide enough staff to meet the needs of their residents but will never be required to provide staff beyond state guidlines.




True or false?

False... Facilities shall have enough qualified staff to provide resident supervision, and to provide or arrange for resident services in accordance with the residents scheduled and unscheduled service needs, resident contracts, and resident care standards as described in Rule 58A-5.0182, F.A.C.

Staff whose duties are exclusively building maintenance, clerical, or food preparation can be counted toward meeting the minimum staffing hours requirement.




True or false?

False

At least one staff member who is trained in First Aid and CPR shall be within the facility at all times when residents are in the facility.




True or false?

True

During periods of temporary absence of the administrator or manager of more than 48 hours when residents are on the premises, a staff member who is at least 21 years of age must be physically present and designated in writing to be in charge of the facility. No staff member shall be in charge of a facility for a consecutive period of 21 days or more, or for a total of 60 days within a calendar year, without being an administrator or manager.




True or false?

True

The facility must maintain a written work schedule which reflects its 24-hour staffing pattern for a given time period.




True or false?

True

The facility is not required to make the daily work schedules for direct care staff available upon request, to residents or representatives that are specific to the resident’s care.




True or false?

False

The facility shall also be required to immediately increase staff above the minimum levels established if the Agency determines that adequate supervision and care are not being provided to residents.




True or false?

True

Staff who prepare or serve food, who have not taken the assisted living facility core training must receive a minimum of 1-hour-in-service training within 30 days of employment in safe food handling practices.




True or false?

True

All facility staff shall receive in-service training regarding the facility’s resident elopement response policies and procedures within thirty (30) days of employment.




True or false?

True

All facility employees must complete an annual education course on HIV and AIDS.




True or false?

False... This is a one-time education requirement

A staff member who has completed courses in First Aid and CPR and holds a currently valid card documenting completion of such courses must be in the facility at all times.




True or false?

True

A nurse must take a 1 hour First Aid course within 30 days of employment according to Part III of Chapter 401, F.S.




True or false?

False

An administrator or manager who has successfully completed the Core Training and passed the competency test may teach employees, both the 4 hour initial and 2 hour annual, Assistance with Self Administered Medication training.




True or false?

False

The administrator or person designated by the administrator as responsible for the facility’s food service and the day-to-day supervision of food service staff must obtain, annually, a minimum of 2 hours continuing education in topics pertinent to nutrition and food service in an assisted living facility.




True or false?

True

The administrator and extended congregate care supervisor, if different from the administrator, must complete core training and 4 hours of initial training in extended congregate care prior to the facility’s receiving its extended congregate care license or within 3 months of beginning employment in the facility as an administrator or ECC supervisor.




True or false?

True

Successful completion of the assisted living facility core training is not a prerequisite for the initial 4 hour ECC training.




True or false?

False

All direct care staff providing care to residents in an extended congregate care program must complete at least 2 hours of in-service training, provided by the facility administrator or ECC supervisor, within 6 months of beginning employment in the facility.




True or false?

True

The administrator, managers and staff, who have direct contact with mental health residents in a licensed limited mental health facility, must receive the following training:1. A minimum of 6 hours of specialized training in working with individuals with mental health diagnoses.



True or false?

True

There are special advertising requirements for facilities that advertise that they provide special care for persons with ADRD, or who maintain secured areas.




True or false?

True

Facility staff who have regular contact with or provide direct care to residents with ADRD, shall obtain 2 hours of initial training within 3 months of employment.




True or false?

False... Such staff must have 4 hours of initial training within 3 months of employment.

Facility staff who provide direct care to residents with ADRD must obtain an additional 4 hours of training, entitled “Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Level II Training,” within 9 months of employment.




True or false?





True

Direct care staff of a facility which advertise that they provide special care for persons with ADRD, or who maintain secured areas that shall participate in 4 hours of continuing education annually.




True or false?

True

Newly hired facility administrators, managers, direct care staff and staff involved in resident admissions must receive at least one hour of training in the facility’s policy and procedures regarding DNROs within 30 days after employment.




True or false?

True

For existing licensed facilities that are not equipped with an automatic fire sprinkler system, the administrator is not required to evaluate the evacuation capability of residents.




True or false?

False

Any existing facility housing eight or fewer residents that is classified as impractical to evacuate must install an automatic fire sprinkler system.




True or false?

True

Translation of timed fire exiting drills to evacuation capability may be determined:(I) Three minutes or less: prompt.(II) More than 3 minutes, but not more than 13 minutes: slow.(III) More than 13 minutes: impractical.




True or false?

True

Any new facility with more than 8 beds must be equipped with an automatic fire sprinkler system.




True or false?

True

A new or existing sprinklered ALF shall conduct at least six fire drills per year, one every two months.




True or false?

True

An existing, unsprinklered ALF's monthly fire exit drills must be completed four times per year on each new shift.




True or false?

True

The local authority with jurisdiction over fire safety is the final administrative interpreting authority and as such will render interpretations and explanations of the codes.




True or false?

False

Residents must participate in all elopement drills.




True or false?

False... Administrators and direct care staff must participate in the drills

Facilities shall prepare a written comprehensive emergency management plan.




True or false?

True

The facility shall review its emergency management plan on an annual basis. Any substantive changes must be submitted to the county emergency agency for review and approval.




True or false?

True

In the event a state of emergency has been declared and the facility is not required to evacuate the premises, the facility may provide emergency shelter above the facility’s licensed capacity as long as certain conditions are met.




True or false?

True