How do I become an assisted living manager?

In order to become a certified assisted living manager, an individual must complete 26 hours ALF Core Training course and successfully pass the state CORE Competency Exam according to the Florida Administrative Code 59A-36.011. ALF Administrators and managers are licensed by the Department of Elder Affairs for the State of Florida Department.

Who administer ALF core training exam?

The exam is administered by the University of South Florida (USF) and is 100 questions long which requires a passing grade of at least 75%.To access the TMRI exam schedule or for information about core test reviews, click this link.

What certificates do I need to provide Direct Care in an assisted living facility?

In order for a non-CNA/HHA staff to be able to provide direct care in an assisted living facility an individual must have completed the following:
• Resident Rights (1 hour)
• Pre-Service Orientation Training (2 hours) NEW
• Significant Changes, Major & Adverse Incident Reporting (1 hour)
• Assistance with ADLs/Resident Behavior & Needs (3 hours)
Food Handling (1 hour)
• Do Not Resuscitate (DNRO)
• Abuse, Neglect, Exploitation (1 hour)
• HIV Aids (2 hours)
• Infection Control & Universal Precautions (1 hour)
• Wandering and Elopement (1 hour)
• Major Emergencies and Preparedness (1 hour)