is to serve as a resource to healthcare providers through advanced educational programs, professional recognition, support and recruitment, and to enhance and ensure quality compassionate care for those called to serve.
FPACG continues to offer their full program of written home in-service studies, included are the madated topics required for CNA Renewal in the State of Florida.
FPACG is pleased to announce as of
January 1, 2011 FPACG and the Direct Care Alliance (DCA) are partnering together.
We will work together, using the resources of both associations to facilitate growth in membership, fundraising and member leadership training that will assist direct care workers grow in and speak effectively for their profession. DCA is a national not for profit association that brings together the direct care workforce, employers and consumers to help ensure quality services. Our associations have worked together on individual projects and programs over the past six years.
Tell the Department of Labor home care workers deserve minimum wage and overtime protections now! Members we need you now more than ever so please read on and take action and see action steps at the bottom of this note. If time permits it would be greatly appreciated if you would email the office indicating that you have submitted your comments email@example.com.
Thanks to all our members and contacts who took the time to share their view points with the Department of Labor. They received over 10,000 comments on this issue. FPACG will inform you when a decision has been made!
To quote her daughter, "To her clients, she is more than just a Care Giver but also a friend. She is always there for her clients, day, night, and weekends. If and when my mom would need to slow down I only hope that she may get a care giver as funny and attentive as she is."
FPACG is informing all CNAs, that as of February 8, 2012, The Florida Administrative Code has been changed relative to the mandated topics CNAs must have during each licensing renewal period.
The Code deleted the HIV/AIDS Topic and has replaced it with Bloodborne Pathogens.