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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) -- Provider Information

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

Questions and Comments -- E-mail the Division of Quality Assurance, attention Bureau of Assisted Living

Division of Quality Assurance:

Starting Up a CBRF - Agency Response to Inquiries

  • Please note: Applications not acted upon by the applicant will be closed after one (1) year.

DHS 83 Industry Training - Modules 1 - 4

DHS 83 Questions and Answers

new icon e-SOD/e-POC Provider Information also refer to DQA Memo 13-002

Assisted Living Forum

new iconInjury/Falls Prevention

Medication Management Initiative

Assisted Living Facility Survey Guide (P-63186) (PDF, 118 KB)

Assisted Living Additional Resources

Guidelines for Assisted Living Enforcement (P-63200) (PDF, 91 KB)

Resident Relocation Manual for bed closures/facility closure

Reporting Client / Patient Death Attributable to Suicide, Restraint, or Psychotropic Medication

Facilities Seeking to Perform Laboratory Testing - Information

Medication Errors

Basic Information about CBRFs (Consumer Guide)

CBRF Directories

Other Assisted Living Facility information

Assisted Living Facility Check List (PDF, 57 KB)

Approved Training Programs for staff working or seeking to work in CBRFs

Hospice/CBRF Interface (P-00314) (PDF, 88 KB) - Guideline to Care Coordination for Hospice Patients in Community Based Residential Facilities 

  • PLEASE NOTE:  This document was prepared by the Hospice Organization of Wisconsin (HOW) and is not a product of the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

  • We are making this available as a service to the public.  This document should not be construed as Department policy in any way.

Other Wisconsin Information

Federal Information

Federal Links - Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, HIPAA, Civil Rights, US Department of Labor, etc.

FDA Alert on Bedrails (exit DHS)

Safety in Healthcare

Provider resources for Safety in Healthcare

Emergency Preparedness

Emergency Preparedness for Long Term Care and Assisted Living Facilities

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Emergency Preparedness and Response website includes preparedness resources for healthcare facilities. (exit DHS) 

U.S. Department of Labor

The United States Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division Fact Sheet website provides information by topic of the Fair Labor Standards Act. (exit DHS)  Fact Sheet topics include: Health Care, Nursing Care Facilities, Nurses, Recordkeeping, Home Health Care, Hours Worked, Overtime, and additional areas. 

Wisconsin's Flu Resource

Wisconsin's Flu Resource website (exit DHS)

Wisconsin License, Permit and Registration Services Portal

Wisconsin License, Permit and Registration Services - Category: Health/Medicine (exit DHS)

Seasonal Information

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Last Updated: September 18, 2014