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Adult Day Care Center: Memos and Publications

This page includes helpful resources related to adult day care centers. Publications are files or websites with additional information. Division of Quality Assurance (DQA) numbered memos are documents that deal with:

  • Adult day care centers policies.
  • Guidelines for adult day care centers managed by DQA.
  • Information and interpretation of federal and state regulations.

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Memos from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS)

View our Memos Library to access a wealth of communications issued by DHS regarding policies and procedures and how they should be put into action.

DQA numbered memos

Select a link to view the memo. You can also view the list of all DQA Memos.

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Official Number Description Issue Date Attachments Obsolete date
Prohibited Restraints and Restrictive Measures in Community-Based Programs and Facilities
Background Check and Misconduct Investigation Program for DHS 105.14 Adult Day Care Centers
Suspension of Advance Directives
Licensure/Certification Application for Temporary Assisted Living Facility Expansion Units and Transfer Options during the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency State
Fire Watch, Fire Plan, and Fire Reporting Update
New Online System for Assisted Living Facility License/Certification Continuations
Prohibited Restrictive Measures in Community-Based Programs and Facilities
Last revised February 14, 2023