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 tfhe Home Health Aide Registries in each of the 50 states, alphabetically. By clicking on “Online NAR” link listed under each respect ive 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.
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
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.