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Information about Division of Quality Assurance (DQA)

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Remodeling of Health Care Facilities

WI Nurse Aide Training and Registry Info

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WI Adult Programs Caregiver Misconduct Registry

Nursing Homes - Provider Information

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Federal Information (includes links to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) S&C Letters, Transmittals, Manuals, etc.)

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Wisconsin Clinical Resource Center

The Wisconsin Clinical Resource Center (WCRC) project is jointly sponsored by the Department of Health Services, LeadingAge Wisconsin and the Wisconsin Health Care Association (WHCA/WiCAL), through funding from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. Development support is provided by staff from the Center for Health Systems Research & Analysis (CHSRA), University of Wisconsin-Madison. The WCRC website was designed as a user-friendly resource to provide key information to staff working in Wisconsin nursing homes about selected care areas and training topics.

REGISTER now for Individual Log-ins!! Current log-in procedures are changing to allow individual nursing home staff to access the website. Previous facility passwords will no longer be available after October 15, so spread the word about these changes! Here is all the information you need to know to ensure that you and your nursing home continue to have access to the WCRC resources:

STEP 1: Go to the WCRC Website Address: (exit DHS)

STEP 2: Click the link that says “Register”.

STEP 3: Follow the prompts to sign up for an individual logon.

For more information - contact your nursing home association, WCRC email:, WCRC Helpdesk: 888-300-8098.


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