TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER c: LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES
PART 395 LONG-TERM CARE ASSISTANTS AND AIDES TRAINING PROGRAMS CODE
SECTION 395.171 HEALTH CARE WORKER BACKGROUND CHECK


 

Section 395.171  Health Care Worker Background Check

 

a)         A training program shall comply with the Health Care Worker Background Check Act and the Health Care Worker Background Check Code.

 

b)         The program shall provide counseling to all individuals seeking admission to the program concerning the Health Care Worker Background Check Act and the Health Care Worker Background Check Code. The counseling shall include, at a minimum:

 

1)         Notification that a fingerprint-based criminal history records check will be initiated;

 

2)         A clear statement that a fingerprint-based criminal history records check is required for the individual to work as a direct access worker, a CNA or a Direct Support Person in Illinois; and

 

3)         A listing of those offenses in Section 25 of the Health Care Worker Background Check Act for which a conviction would disqualify the individual from finding employment as a direct access worker, a CNA or a Direct Support Person unless the individual obtained a waiver pursuant to Section 40 of the Health Care Worker Background Check Act.

 

            (Source:  Added at 37 Ill. Reg. 10546, effective June 27, 2013)