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Information about Division of Quality Assurance (DQA)

Provider Types Regulated by DQA

DQA Listservs

Provider Search

Provider Training

DQA Numbered Memos

DHS Forms

Remodeling of Health Care Facilities

WI Nurse Aide Training and Registry Info

Caregiver Program/ Background Checks

WI Adult Programs Caregiver Misconduct Registry

Community Based Residential Facilities (CBRFs) -- Introduction

Introduction | Rules & Regulations | Forms | Providers | Contacts | Publications | Related Sites

For questions regarding community based residential facilities, you may E-mail the Division of Quality Assurance, attention Bureau of Assisted Living.

COMMUNITY BASED RESIDENTIAL FACILITY: A place where 5 or more unrelated people live together in a community setting. Services provided include room and board, supervision, support services, and may include up to 3 hours of nursing care per week.

CBRF Approved Training Programs

Assisted Living Administrator's Training Course

Starting Up a CBRF - Agency Response to Inquiries

CBRF Information for Consumers

DHS 83 Questions  and Answers

Medication Management Initiative

Assisted Living Resources

DQA Consultant/Management Company List

DHS 83 Industry Training - Modules 1 - 4:

Module 1  PowerPoint - Module 1 (PDF, 90 KB)

Module 2  PowerPoint - Module 2  (PDF, 95 KB) 

Module 3  PowerPoint - Module 3 (PDF, 67 KB)

Module 4  PowerPoint - Module 4 (PDF, 101 KB)


Navigation Links to CBRF Information:

Rules_&_Regulations -- Definition and sources

Forms -- For community based residential facilities

Providers -- Information and statistics about Wisconsin community based residential facilities

Contacts -- State of Wisconsin staff to call regarding community based residential facilities

Publications -- Memos and other items available from the State of Wisconsin

Related Sites -- Internet links of interest to CBRF providers and residents and their families

Last Updated: August 13, 2014