Definition Individual employed or contracted by a home health agency who is not licensed or registered to provide home health services but who assists, under supervision, in the provision of home health services and who provides related health care to patients shall meet the training requirements in K.A.R. 28-51-113 through K.A.R. 28-51-116.
Lines of Authority Home Health Aides are responsible for directly reporting to the nurse in charge of the patients care. This could be a Licensed Practicing Nursing (LPN) or Registered Nurse (RN). In the event direct supervisory staff is unavailable, Home Health Aides will report to Director of Nursing Services.
Functions of Position