Assisted Living Administrator training to be offered on campus

The Penn State Beaver Office of Continuing Education will offering a 15-hour Assisted Living Administrator training program designed to enhance the 100-hour Personal Care Home Administrator training programs that are currently offered. According to 55 PA Code Chapter 2800, prior to employment as an assisted living administrator, individuals must enroll in this 15-hour training, in addition to the Personal Care Home training.

An Assisted Living Administrator Orientation will be held 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 31, in Room 16, Beaver campus Student Union Building. This orientation program is designed specifically for new assisted living residence administrators. A current personal care home administrator may attend this orientation if his/her personal care home intends to apply for an assisted living license within the next six months. There is no fee to attend the orientation, but preregistration is required.

Highlights of the orientation training will include an overview of Act 56 and the development of the Assisted Living Residence regulations; the application process; the licensing inspection process and instrument; discussion of key regulations and the differences between personal care homes, assisted living services and special care units as well as other relevant topics.

Fee for the 15 hours of coursework is $235. The course schedule follows:

8 to 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 1
Neurological Impairments (one hour - $16)
Overview of Brain Injury (two hours - $32)

noon to 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1
Infection Control (two hours - $32)

2:15 to 4:15 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1
Informed Consent (two hours - $32)

8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 2
Assisted Living Resident Composition (four hours - $64)

1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2
Person-Centered Care (four hours - $64)

To register or for more information, contact the Continuing Education Office at 724-773-3700, or visit

Last Updated September 30, 2013