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H SER 270 - Adult Family Home Provider

5 Credits
Required training for those who wish to become licensed as adult family home providers. Topics include roles and responsibilities of a licensed provider, the licensing process, business operations of the home, staff management, laws and regulations pertaining to adulty family home management, resident care issues and resident rights. Upon successful completion, the administrator/provider will be prepared to manage an adult family home.

Course Note English language learning students must participate in CASAS assessment by Highline College ESL faculty prior to registration to demonstrate English proficiency.

Quarters Typically Offered

Fall Day
Winter Day
Spring Day

Designed to Serve Individuals interested in community health and wellness, caregiving, self-employment, and long term care provision.
Active Date 2016-04-05

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 38
Shared Learning Environment Yes
Contact Hours: Lecture 55 Lab 0 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions:
ProfTech Course Yes
Restricted Elective Yes
Course Outline
Assessment of readiness for AFH provision

Business planning

Creating a business plan

Writing a job description

Completing a licensing application

Participating in the buidling inspection

Completing admissions agreements

Developing house rules for the AFH

Completing a negotiated care plan

Creating a MARS form

Student Learning Outcomes
Define the adult family home program and describe what is required to manage it.

Demonstrate the ability to plan and operate the business aspects if an AFH,

Create the components of an effective marketing plan.

Create a system to maintain resident records.

Define all major components of the resident assessment process and develop a negotiated care plan.

Explain all required medication administration systems, methods of storage and legal implications of documentation.

Describe all essential steps, guidelines, policies, and procedures for the hiring and supervision of the AFH staff.

Describe the techniques and requirements for ensuring that the residents’ dietary and preferences are met.

Identify all resident rights and demonstrate the ability to take apppropriate action to promote and respect the residents’ legal and human rights.

Demonstrate ability to complete all steps of the required to license the AFH.

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