The Division of Quality Assurance (DQA), Bureau of Assisted Living (BAL) Consumer Town Hall presentation is a collaborative approach in engaging Wisconsin citizens who use DQA regulated assisted living facilities to connect and learn about assisted living options throughout Wisconsin. The Consumer Town Hall panel includes regulators, aging disability resource centers, funders, advocates, and other assisted living partners.
Who should consider viewing the consumer town hall presentation?
- Starting to think about assisted living?
- Already a current assisted living resident?
- A family member or legal representative of a resident?
- Looking to gain a better understanding of assisted living?
No matter where you are on your life journey, the assisted living Consumer Town Hall presentation is a great place to start while exploring assisted living facility options and will help you in making informed decisions.
What topics are covered during the consumer town hall?
It will give you a better understanding of assisted living facilities, the types of services provided, how assisted living facilities are regulated, the difference between assisted living facilities and nursing homes, available funding sources, and how to access online regulatory and advocacy resources.
Topics discussed include the following:
- Assisted living facilities - definitions
- Choosing an assisted living facility
- Paying for assisted living
Consumer town hall presentation
- DHS provider search
- DHS finding and choosing an assisted living facility
- DHS choosing an assisted living facility, P-60579 (PDF)
- DHS find an aging and disability resource center
- DHS family care Geographic Service Regions (GSR), P-01790 (PDF)
- DHS Partnership/PACE Geographic Service Regions (GSR), P-01789 (PDF)
- Board on Aging & Long Term Care (wi.gov)
If you have questions you may email the Bureau of Assisted Living.