Title: Section 403.2 - Definitions

Effective Date


Section 403.2 Definitions.

For purposes of this Part, the following terms shall have the following meanings:

(a) "Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Health of the State of New York.

(b) "Department" means the New York State Department of Health.

(c) "Home care services entity" or "entity" means a home care services agency or other entity providing home care services subject to

Article 36 of the Public Health Law or exempt under section 3619 of such law.

(d) "Home care services worker" or "worker" means any person engaged in or applying to become engaged in providing home health aide services, as defined in Public Health Law section 3602(4) or personal care aide services, as defined in Public Health Law section 3602(5).

(e) "Home care services worker registry" or "registry" means the home care services worker registry established by Public Health Law section 3613.

(f) "Home care services worker trainee" or "trainee" means an individual who has applied for and been accepted into a state approved education or training program.

(g) "State approved education or training program" or "program" means a program that provides education or training for persons to meet any requirement established by the Department for providing home health aide services or personal care services, which program is approved by the Department or the New York State Education Department.

(h) "Successfully completed" or "successful completion" means, in connection with home health aide training, compliance with 10 NYCRR 700.2(b)(9); in connection with personal care aide training, it means compliance with 18 NYCRR 505.14(e).

(i) "Senior official" means an individual with responsibility for oversight of a training program and who is authorized to execute a legally binding instrument on behalf of the operator of the program. The senior official may be the operator if the operator is a natural person.


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