How Home Care Businesses verify Home Health Aide Licenses and Abuse Registries

How Home Care Businesses
Verify Home Health Aide Licenses
and Abuse Registries

 

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All Home Care Businesses are required to complete background checks for caregivers, home health aides, certified nursing assistants, certified nurses, practical nurses and registered nurses. This should include verification of licensing status and/or certificates. For your convenience, the following is a list of the Home Health Aide Registries in each of the 50 states, alphabetically. By clicking on “Online NAR” link listed under each respective state you will be taken to the state’s registry to verify the license status of NAs. In addition, Abuse Registries are listed for the states that currently have them. Please note: All links are valid at the time of publishing. If you should find a link that’s out dated, please let us know and we’ll update it accordingly.

ALABAMA

How Home Care Businesses verify Home Health Aide Licenses and Abuse Registries in Alabama.

AL Certified Nurse Aide Registry

Online NAR

 

ALASKA

How Home Care Businesses verify Home Health Aide Licenses and Abuse Registries in Alaska.

AK Nurse Aide Registry

Online NAR

 

ARIZONA

How Home Care Businesses verify Home Health Aide Licenses and Abuse Registries in Arizona.

AZ Nurse Aide Registry

Online NAR

 

ARKANSAS

How Home Care Businesses verify Home Health Aide Licenses and Abuse Registries in Arkansas.

AR Nurse Aide Registry

Online NAR

 

CALIFORNIA

How Home Care Businesses verify Home Health Aide Licenses and Abuse Registries in California.

CA Nurse Aide Registry

Online NAR

 

COLORADO

How Home Care Businesses verify Home Health Aide Licenses and Abuse Registries in Colorado.

CO Nurse Aide Registry

Online NAR

 

CONNECTICUT

How Home Care Businesses verify Home Health Aide Licenses and Abuse Registries in Connecticut.

CT Nurse Aide Registry

Online NAR

 

DELAWARE

How Home Care Businesses verify Home Health Aide Licenses and Abuse Registries in Delaware.

DE CNA Registry

Online Registry Abuse Registry

 

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

How Home Care Businesses verify Home Health Aide Licenses and Abuse Registries in District of Columbia.

DC Nurse Aide Registry

Online NAR

 

FLORIDA

How Home Care Businesses verify Home Health Aide Licenses and Abuse Registries in Florida.

FL Nurse Aide Registry

Online NAR

 

GEORGIA

How Home Care Businesses verify Home Health Aide Licenses and Abuse Registries in Georgia.

GA Nurse Aide Registry

Online NAR

 

HAWAII

How Home Care Businesses verify Home Health Aide Licenses and Abuse Registries in Hawaii.

HI Nurse Aide Registry

American Red Cross Online NAR Abuse Registry– Has Link To The Latest List (xls format)

 

IDAHO

How Home Care Businesses verify Home Health Aide Licenses and Abuse Registries in Idaho.

ID Nurse Aide Registry ID

Online NAR

 

ILLINOIS

How Home Care Businesses verify Home Health Aide Licenses and Abuse Registries in Illinois.

IL Nurse Aide Registry

Online NAR

 

INDIANA

How Home Care Businesses verify Home Health Aide Licenses and Abuse Registries in Indiana.

IN Nurse Aide Registry

Online NAR

 

IOWA

How Home Care Businesses verify Home Health Aide Licenses and Abuse Registries in Iowa.

IA Direct Care Worker Registry

Online NAR – In left navigation panel, click on “DCW Search” which brings you to NAR Search. Has an abuse registry but it is not public record

 

KANSAS

How Home Care Businesses verify Home Health Aide Licenses and Abuse Registries in Kansas.

KS Nurse Aide Registry

Online NAR

 

KENTUCKY

How Home Care Businesses verify Home Health Aide Licenses and Abuse Registries in Kentucky.

KY Nurse Aide Registry

Online NAR

 

MASSACHUSETTS

How Home Care Businesses verify Home Health Aide Licenses and Abuse Registries in Massachusetts.

MA Nurse Aide Registry MA

Online NAR

 

MICHIGAN

How Home Care Businesses verify Home Health Aide Licenses and Abuse Registries in Michigan.

MI Nurse Aide Registry

Online NAR

 

MINNESOTA

How Home Care Businesses verify Home Health Aide Licenses and Abuse Registries in Minnesota.

MN Nursing Assistant Registry

Online NAR

 

MISSISSIPPI

How Home Care Businesses verify Home Health Aide Licenses and Abuse Registries in Mississippi.

MS Nurse Aide Registry

Online NAR

 

MISSOURI

How Home Care Businesses verify Home Health Aide Licenses and Abuse Registries in Missouri.

MO Nurse Aide Registry

Online NAR

 

MONTANA

How Home Care Businesses verify Home Health Aide Licenses and Abuse Registries in Montana.

MT Nurse Aide Registry

Online NAR

 

NEBRASKA

How Home Care Businesses verify Home Health Aide Licenses and Abuse Registries in Nebraska.

NE Nurse Aide Registry

Online NAR

 

NEVADA

How Home Care Businesses verify Home Health Aide Licenses and Abuse Registries in Nevada.

NV Nurse Aide Registry

Online NAR

 

NEW HAMPSHIRE

How Home Care Businesses verify Home Health Aide Licenses and Abuse Registries in New Hampshire.

NH Nurse Aide Registry

Online NAR

 

NEW JERSEY

How Home Care Businesses verify Home Health Aide Licenses and Abuse Registries in New Jersey.

Certification Program

Online NAR

 

NEW MEXICO

How Home Care Businesses verify Home Health Aide Licenses and Abuse Registries in New Mexico.

NM Nurse Aide Registry

Online NAR Abuse Registry – Link is to NAR and will show if abuse substantiated.

 

NEW YORK

How Home Care Businesses verify Home Health Aide Licenses and Abuse Registries in New York.

NY Nurse Aide Registry

Online NAR

 

NORTH CAROLINA

How Home Care Businesses verify Home Health Aide Licenses and Abuse Registries in North Carolina.

NC Nurse Aide Registry (Nurse Aide 1)

Online NAR

 

NORTH DAKOTA

How Home Care Businesses verify Home Health Aide Licenses and Abuse Registries in North Dakota.

ND Nurse Assistant Registry

Online NAR Abuse Registry

 

OHIO

How Home Care Businesses verify Home Health Aide Licenses and Abuse Registries in Ohio.

OH Nurse Aide Registry OH

Online NAR

 

OKLAHOMA

How Home Care Businesses verify Home Health Aide Licenses and Abuse Registries in Oklahoma.

OK Nurse Aide Registry

Online NAR Online Abuse List

 

OREGON

How Home Care Businesses verify Home Health Aide Licenses and Abuse Registries in Oregon.

OR Nurse Aide Registry

Online NAR

 

PENNSYLVANIA

How Home Care Businesses verify Home Health Aide Licenses and Abuse Registries in Pennsylvania.

PA Nurse Aide Registry

Online NAR

 

RHODE ISLAND

How Home Care Businesses verify Home Health Aide Licenses and Abuse Registries in Rhode Island.

RI Nurse Aide Registry

Online NAR

 

SOUTH CAROLINA

How Home Care Businesses verify Home Health Aide Licenses and Abuse Registries in South Carolina.

SC Nurse Aide Registry

Online NAR

 

SOUTH DAKOTA

How Home Care Businesses verify Home Health Aide Licenses and Abuse Registries in South Dakota.

SD Nurse Aide Registry

Online NAR

 

TENNESSEE

How Home Care Businesses verify Home Health Aide Licenses and Abuse Registries in Tennessee.

TN Nurse Aide Registry

Online NAR

 

TEXAS

How Home Care Businesses verify Home Health Aide Licenses and Abuse Registries in Texas.

TX Nurse Aide Registry

Online NAR

 

UTAH

How Home Care Businesses verify Home Health Aide Licenses and Abuse Registries in Utah.

UT Nurse Aide Registry

Online NAR

 

VERMONT

How Home Care Businesses verify Home Health Aide Licenses and Abuse Registries in Vermont.

VT Nurse Aide Registry

Online NAR

 

VIRGINIA

How Home Care Businesses verify Home Health Aide Licenses and Abuse Registries in Virginia.

VA Nurse Aide Registry

Online NAR

 

WASHINGTON

How Home Care Businesses verify Home Health Aide Licenses and Abuse Registries in Washington.

WA OBRA Nurse Aide

Online NAR

 

WEST VIRGINIA

How Home Care Businesses verify Home Health Aide Licenses and Abuse Registries in West Virginia.

WV Nurse Aide Registry

Online NAR

 

WISCONSIN

How Home Care Businesses verify Home Health Aide Licenses and Abuse Registries in Wisconsin.

WI Nurse Aide Registry

Online NAR

 

WYOMING

How Home Care Businesses verify Home Health Aide Licenses and Abuse Registries in Wyoming.

WY Nurse Aide Registry

Online NAR Abuse Registry – Written requests for abuse registry. Processing fee is $8.00. Can request one search per application.