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Salt Lake City Utah Non-Medical In-Home Care Agencies
(Personal Care Service Agencies)
The State of Utah establishes the rules and
regulations pertaining to in-home, non-medical
home care agencies within the state code
applying to private home health agencies.
(Utah Administrative Code: Rule 432-700) The
State of Utah uses the official term: "
Personal
Care Service Agency
" to describe what is
traditionally referred to as an in-home,
non-medical care service. Licensing and
licensure enforcement is overseen by the
State of Utah Department of Health.
Personal Care Service Agencies in the State of
Utah are chartered to provide personal care
services exclusively. Personal care services
involve home care aides
assisting clients with Activities of Daily Living (ADL). These ADL's include medication reminders;
light housekeeping; meal preparation and assistance with eating; assistance with dressing and
personal grooming; provision of transportation or running errands; arranging medical or dental
care appointments and providing transportation and escort to those appointments; and many
other assistance activities. An entire listing can be referred to on the State of Utah's Division of
Administrative Rules website.

Personal Care Services Agency Administrators

A Utah Personal Care Services Agency administrator is required to possess at least one year of
managerial or supervisory experience. The administrator must designate in writing a qualified
individual who is authorized to act in the administrator's behalf during abesences.

Personal Care Aides

Personal Care Aides in the State of Utah must meet the following qualifications:
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Have comprehensive knowledge of their agency's policies and procedures
  • Be trained in first aid
  • Be oriented and trained in all aspects of care required by the client
  • Be able to demonstrate competency in all areas of personal care
  • Receive a minimum of 6 hours of in-service training per calendar year
  • Submit to a health screening evaluation
  • Submit to a criminal background check (Defined by Utah Code Title 26; Chapter 21;
    Section 9.5)

Personal Care Aides are required to be supervised by a Certified Nursing Aide (CNA) with at
least two years of experience in personal or home care - or - a licensed health care
professional.
Personal Care Service Agencies must conduct an assessment with a potential client; the
assessment must be conducted by a licensed health care professional and a written statement
of personal care services (Plan of Care) must be given to the client after the assessment is
completed.
A Personal Care Services supervisor must evaluate and document the quality of personal care
services dispensed in the client's place of residence every six months.
For more information on the State of Utah's laws, regulations and licensing requirements for
Personal Care Service Agencies, visit their website at www.health.utah.gov.

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Featured In-Home Care Agencies
Arbor Senior Care is an in-home, non-medical senior care agency serving
the greater Salt Lake City metro region. In operation since 2002,
Arbor
Senior Care
has earned a current BBB "A+" rating. Arbor Senior Care
believes several of their business practices sets them apart from other
SLC-area care services:
  • 4-Point Employee Screening Process
  • Compatibility Guarantee
  • High-Tech Automated System to Ensure Timeliness and Punctuality
  • One of the largest and most-qualified caregiver staffs in Utah

Arbor Senior Care services include assistance with ADL's; meal prep; light housekeeping;
specialized Alzheimer's and dementia care; and much, much more.
       261 East 4500 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84107     |     (801) 288-4100
Angel in the Home is a relatively new Salt Lake City region
non-medical in-home senior care service.
Angel in the Home
caregivers are fully-qualified and carefully-screened CNA's
available 24/7; they operate a 24-hour hotline and offer their clients
a "Satisfaction Guarantee". Angel in the Home services include
transportation and appointment escort; medication reminders;
assistance with special eating needs; laundry; letter writing;
companionship; personal history; and much, much more.
           2534 W 11170 S, South Jordan, UT 84095     |     (801)542-0791