South Carolina Professional Senior Caregiver Training Requirements

Caregiver training in the senior care industry for professional caregiver employment is regulated by each state’s Department of Health. Training requirements for nursing homes, assisted living communities and senior home care agencies protect both seniors and caregivers.

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South Carolina Senior Caregiver Training Requirements

8 Hours of Professional Caregiver Training Required by State Law

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Special Requirements:

South Carolina senior caregivers may take the online caregiver training to be a certified caregiver with training in skills such as environmental and emergency safety, care plan notes, safe transfers, safe hand-washing and infection control and following HIPAA guidelines and how to report elder abuse. 

Pending Legislation:

None

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Senior care companies will maintain their own caregiver training policies and provide caregiver training for each client along with training on age-related illnesses such as Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease.

Certified Nursing Aides must take a state-approved C.N.A. course and then successfully pass the state exam.