The Assisted Living Forum is facilitated by the Division of Quality Assurance, Bureau of Assisted Living and meets bi-monthly. Stakeholders involved in assisted living gather in a collaborative spirit to discuss current issues in the regulated assisted living environment.
The links below offer access to communications intended for Managed Care Organizations (MCOs) and key information and tools used most often. General Information 1-2 Bed Adult Family Home Certification Standards Being a Full Partner booklet Capitation Rates Contact Information - Managed Care
This manual contains policies that address the state-county relationship in the operation of Wisconsin's Medicaid home and community-based services waiver programs. The Medicaid programs covered in the manual include the Children's Long-Term Support Waiver, Community Options Program (COP), and Community Integration Program (CIP).
The Department of Health Services (DHS) has revised the Wis. Stat., ch. 50 Resident Relocation Manual. Under Wisconsin law, facilities relocating five or more residents must file a resident relocation plan with the Division of Medicaid Services. A facility must not begin discharge planning for any
Wisconsin's Functional Screen system is a web-based application used to collect information about an individual's functional status, health, and need for assistance for various programs that serve the frail elderly and people with intellectual/developmental or physical disabilities. The screen is
Welcome to the Department of Health Services (DHS) searchable adult long-term care resource catalog. The catalog includes the name of the organization that houses the resource or training, a brief summary of the topic, and links to the website of the sponsoring organization. Visit the Adult Long-
The Wisconsin Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs) in Long-Term Care Coalition is a collaborative effort to reduce and eliminate healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) among long-term care residents. The Coalition brings long-term care providers, professional organizations, University of
The Music and Memory Program brings personalized music to individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.
This webpage is intended to provide information to assist nursing home staff to prevent and reduce the number of pressure injuries in nursing homes. Background Information In April, 2016, the term “pressure injury” replaced “pressure ulcer” in the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP)
Last Revised: December 29, 2016