Minnesota Basic Home Care Provider Standards
Pursuant to Minnesota Statute 144A.471, Subd. 5, basic and comprehensive levels of licensure, an applicant seeking to become a home care provider must apply for either a basic or comprehensive home care license.
Subd. 6.Basic home care license provider. Home care services that can be provided with a basic home care license are assistive tasks provided by licensed or unlicensed personnel that include:
(1) assisting with dressing, self-feeding, oral hygiene, hair care, grooming, toileting, and bathing;
(2) providing standby assistance;
(3) providing verbal or visual reminders to the client to take regularly scheduled medication, which includes bringing the client previously set-up medication, medication in original containers, or liquid or food to accompany the medication;
(4) providing verbal or visual reminders to the client to perform regularly scheduled treatments and exercises;
(5) preparing modified diets ordered by a licensed health professional; and
(6) assisting with laundry, housekeeping, meal preparation, shopping, or other household chores and services if the provider is also providing at least one of the activities in clauses (1) to (5).
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Infectious Diseases (MRSA, C-Diff)
Patient Lift Injuries and Other Improper Use of Medical Equipment
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