1410 Grant St Suite B302

Denver, CO

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Phone

(303) 263-5422

Email

contact@calaonline.org

Background checks required beginning January 1st, 2019

Background checks are required. Beginning Jan. 1, 2019, employers that serve at-risk adults, including assisted living residences (ALRs), PACE programs, nursing facilities and adult day services programs, must request a CAPS check prior to hiring employees who will be providing direct care. The database contains the names of individuals who have been found by APS to have mistreated at-risk adults. Employers must register prior to asking for a check and CDHS must respond as soon as possible but no later than five days from the day of the request. The rules set a maximum fee for the check at $16.50. CDHS has a dedicated web site (https://www.colorado.gov/ccu ) for more information.

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