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.
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|Official Number||Description||Issue Date||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|