New Hire Packet


  • Recipient Rights – new employees must be certified within 30 days of hire.
  • First Aid and CPR – new employees must be certified within 90 days of hire.
  • Bloodborne Pathogens – new employees must be certified within 90 days of hire.
  • Skills Training for CLS and Respite Staff – new employees must be certified within 60 days of hire.

Currently, there are no changes for current staff. If this changes, we will update accordingly.

When hiring new employees for your company, please have your employee fill out the New Hire Packet and include a copy of their Drivers License, Social Security Card, Bloodborne Pathogens, CPR and First Aid Certificates American Heart Association or the American Red Cross preferred for CPR and First Aid). They have 30 days from the day they start working to attend the Macomb or Oakland County Recipient Rights class and submit a copy of the certificate to Lifelong. (ALL OF THESE REQUIREMENTS ARE DIFFERENT IF THEY ARE PROVIDING SERVICES FOR A CHILD WAIVER CASE). All new CLS and/or Respite staff must take the 7 Hour Skills Training course through Macomb County within 60 days of hire.

Your caregiver may begin working… only after we process and verify your caregiver meets all criteria required for employment including 5 background checks.   We will not be able to verify your caregiver until all paperwork is received. 

Please review the following Frequently Asked Questions regarding the New Hire Packet before completing and submitting the paperwork to us.

We are unable to review any new hire packet that is emailed or faxed. This process may take up to 5 days to process. You will be notified by phone when your caregiver may begin working. Thank you for your cooperation in advance.

If your employee has a change in status with address or tax information, resubmit the forms below as soon as possible to update your employee file with your change of status form.  Any change in name must accompany a Social Security card with the name change.

Certification Requirements for Caregivers

Recipient Rights:  Renewal every 2 years through Macomb or Oakland County
lick on for class schedule.
Registration is not needed for Recipient Rights.

UBHC/ICSP/ACT Recipient Rights Training Location:
43800 Garfield Rd., Clinton Township, MI 48038
(586) 469-6528
(Across from Macomb Intermediate School District)
Please arrive 15 minutes before the appointed time.
The doors will promptly be closed when the class starts!
First come, first seated as the capacity for this training is limited.
We only accept Recipient Rights certificates from Macomb or Oakland County.

First Aid:  Renewal every 2 years
Call 586-465-8326 to schedule your class

CPR:  Renewal every 2 years
Call 586-465-8326 to schedule your class

If you are unable to get into a free class, you can attend any face-to-face First Aid and CPR training through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross.

Bloodborne Pathogens: Renewal every year
Online Course:  Go to
Registration is required to print the certificate.                                                        Please enter Bloodborne Pathogens in the search box.

7 Hour Skills Training for CLS and/or Respite Staff: No Renewal                          Call 586-465-8326 or go to to schedule your class

Absolutely NO online courses can be taken except Bloodborne Pathogens.
All classes must be “face to face” in a classroom, including First Aid and CPR.