Adult Family Homes - DQA Numbered Memos

Division of Quality Assurance (DQA) Numbered Memos for adult family homes are documents issued by the Division that deal with policies, information and interpretation of federal and state regulations and guidelines of the programs under the jurisdiction of DQA.

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Questions about the content of adult family care memos: contact the Bureau of Assisted Living, Division of Quality Assurance (attention Bureau of Assisted Living) for more information.

To obtain a paper (official) copy of any numbered memo, write to the Administrator's Office, Division of Quality Assurance, P.O. Box 2969, Madison, WI  53701-2969, or E-mail: Division of Quality Assurance.

Official Number Description Issue Datesort ascending Attachments Obsolete Date
15-003 Waivers, Approvals, Variances and Exceptions Request March 20, 2015
14-010 Clarification Surrounding Emergency Protective Placement September 5, 2014
14-008 Facility Closure/Relocation Plans September 3, 2014
14-006 Plan of Correction Due Date July 15, 2014
14-005 Application Process for Out of State Trained Nurse Aides July 14, 2014
14-004 2013 Wisconsin Act 357 - Nurse Aide Training "Bridge" Program May 30, 2014
13-019 HIPAA Final Rule - Recommendations for Facility Compliance August 15, 2013
13-017 Supreme Court Decision Regarding Chapter 51 Residents with Dementia or Alzheimer's Disease July 1, 2013
13-016 Requests for Waivers, Approvals, Variances and Exceptions June 3, 2013
March 20, 2015
13-014 Danger of Entrapment Associated with Bed Rail Use May 23, 2013
13-011 Guidelines for Use of Electronic Record Keeping in Assisted Living April 18, 2013
13-008 Notice of Mandatory Requirement to Submit Four-Year Renewal of Licensee Background Check Information March 25, 2013
13-003 Expansion of the University Wisconsin Oshkosh Caregiver Project: Continuing Education for Caregivers Investigating and Reporting Allegations of Misconduct January 29, 2013
13-001 Charging Fees Associated with Changes to a License/Certificate January 9, 2013
13-002 E-SOD/E-POC Initiative January 9, 2013
12-019 New Lean Plan Review Application December 4, 2012
12-015 Requirements Regarding the Confidentiality and Proper Disposal of Health Care and Related Records August 22, 2012
12-014 Adult Family Home Training – Revised Requirements August 22, 2012
12-013 Fire Watch, Fire Plan, and Fire Reporting Update August 20, 2012
12-011 e-SOD/e-POC Initiative, Provider Search Application, and Online Posting of SODs and POCs July 24, 2012
12-008 Heat Awareness June 20, 2012
12-005 Guidance for the Safe Use of Oxygen - Use of Hair Dryers May 4, 2012
12-007 Medication Setup in Assisted Living and Adult Day Care May 4, 2012
11-026 Using Social Media Platforms, such as Twitter, Facebook, MySpace and LinkedIn October 24, 2011
11-022 US Department of Labor to Allow Limited Participation of Youths in Operation of Power-Driven Patient Lifts August 1, 2011
11-020 Heat Awareness July 20, 2011
11-017 Electronic Signatures on Health Care Documents June 6, 2011
11-014 Summary of the Division of Quality Assurance Provider Post-Survey Questionnaire May 16, 2011
11-009 Emergency Preparedness Flood Preparation and Response March 31, 2011
11-003 Carbon Monoxide Alarms New Requirements Expand Coverage to Most Residential Buildings January 19, 2011


Last Revised: December 18, 2014