Acronyms are often used by public and private agencies as timesaving, shorthand ways to communicate lengthy titles or basic concepts. This glossary provides a quick reference to the terms, acronyms and abbreviations commonly used by this Department.
Resident Assessment Instrument
Salary level within a schedule; each schedule is divided into a number of salary levels/pay ranges.
Residential Care Apartment Complex (assisted living)
regulation compliance investigator (DQA)
Resident Care Review Section (DQA)
Personnel action which changes a position's job class, usually upward, in recognition of changed duties and/or responsibilities.
Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Federal law for rehabilitation and independent living services under 29 USC 701-796 that governs how states administer employment and independent living services for people with disabilities.
Residential Care Apartment Complex
New name for Assisted Living Facility. See also Assisted Living Facility.
Short term breaks for families or other members taking care of a disabled or elderly adult or children at risk.
regional field operations director (DQA)
regional field operations supervisor (DQA)
Request for proposal; a document that solicits proposals from outside parties in a competitive bidding process.
rural health clinic
regional office (State-Madison) (Federal - Region V - Chicago)
Retired Senior Volunteer Program.