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Requirement For New Provider Sixteen-Hour Orientation Training

Effective October 1, 2011, Health and Safety Code Section 1268.6 requires all new applicants to attend a mandatory sixteen-hour orientation program approved by the Department of Developmental Services. The program packet must contain a copy of the certificate demonstrating proof of attendance of the sixteen-hour new provider orientation training. It is the responsibility of the applicant/designee to obtain this mandatory training prior to initial licensure of an intermediate care facility for habilitative or nursing services.

AGENCY NAME AND ADDRESS CONTACT
California Association of Health Facilities
2201 K Street
Sacramento, CA 95816
Mary Jann
Director of Developmental Services Program
CA Association of Health Facilities
Email: mjann@cahf.org
(916) 441-6400
CRC, LLC
2652 West Avenue K
Lancaster, CA 93536
Cassandra Turner
Email: cassandraturnec@aol.com
(213) 400-0673
Millennium Education and Health Care Associates
P.O. Box 90338
Long Beach, CA 90809
Lilly Daniel
(888) 897-8912 (24 hours)
Vail and Associates
125 Vivienne Lane
Crescent City, CA 95531
Gretchen Vail
Email: gavaile@sbcglobal.net
Website: http://vailandassoc.com
(510) 396-1104

New Vendor Requirements for the Sixteen-Hour Orientation Training

If you are interested in providing the sixteen-hour orientation provider training and meet the requirements, please submit your outline of the sixteen-hour training curriculum along with a copy of your sixteen-hour course materials for review and approval to the Department of Developmental Services. For the specific curriculum requirements, check the Health and Safety Code Section 1268.6.

Please send all training materials to the following address:

The Department of Developmental Services
Attn: Chief, Health Facilities Program Section
1600 9th Street, MS 3-9
Sacramento, CA 95814

If you are interested in a checklist for training curriculum development or have questions, contact the Health Facilities Program Section at (916) 654-1965 or send an e-mail to ddshfps@dds.ca.gov.

 
 
Last Updated: 1/17/2014