Community Based Residential Facilities (CBRFs) - DQA Numbered Memos

Division of Quality Assurance (DQA) Numbered Memos for CBRFs 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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Official Number Description Issue Date Attachments Obsolete Date
15-008
Delayed Egress Approval for Community Based Residential Facilities May 8, 2015
15-007
Fire Watch, Fire Plan, and Fire Reporting Update April 22, 2015
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
14-007
Existing Building Conversions for New CBRF Licensure July 29, 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
14-002
Release of the Revised CBRF Medication Administration Curriculum March 6, 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
13-005
Submission of Construction Plans to Milwaukee State Office Building March 11, 2013
13-003
Expansion of the University Wisconsin Oshkosh Caregiver Project: Continuing Education for Caregivers Investigating and Reporting Allegations of Misconduct January 29, 2013
13-002
E-SOD/E-POC Initiative January 9, 2013
13-001
Charging Fees Associated with Changes to a License/Certificate 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
12-013
Fire Watch, Fire Plan, and Fire Reporting Update August 20, 2012
April 22, 2015
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
12-007
Medication Setup in Assisted Living and Adult Day Care May 4, 2012
12-005
Guidance for the Safe Use of Oxygen - Use of Hair Dryers May 4, 2012
12-006
2011 Wisconsin Act 161 May 3, 2012
11-027
Construction Requirements for New 'Class-C' CBRF Structures October 24, 2011
11-026
Using Social Media Platforms, such as Twitter, Facebook, MySpace and LinkedIn October 24, 2011
11-024
2011 Wisconsin Act 2 Health Care Services Review Use of Health Care Reports August 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
11-013
Pre-admission Consultation Requirements (PAC) Revised Requirements May 25, 2011
11-014
Summary of the Division of Quality Assurance Provider Post-Survey Questionnaire May 16, 2011
11-010
Notice of Department Designee for CBRF Department-Approved Assisted Living Administrator Training April 5, 2011
11-003
Carbon Monoxide Alarms New Requirements Expand Coverage to Most Residential Buildings January 19, 2011
11-001
Revisions to Chapters DHS 83 Community Based Residential Facilities and DHS 88 Licensed Adult Family Homes January 3, 2011
10-034
Waivers of DHS Ch. 83 Provisions Granted Prior to April 1, 2009 November 3, 2010
10-033
Recommendations for the Prevention and Control of Viral Gastroenteritis Outbreaks in Wisconsin Long-Term Care Facilities November 2, 2010
10-030
Revised Resident Relocation Manual November 1, 2010
10-031
Email Encryption October 23, 2010
10-029
U.S. Department of Labor - Employment of Youth in the Health Care Industry October 19, 2010
10-026
Practices that are not to be used in Community Based Programs and Facilities September 21, 2010
10-024
Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) Certificate of Waiver project announcement for 2011 and Web resources for CLIA September 9, 2010
10-023
Delayed Implementation of Sprinkler System Requirements for Small Class C Community Based Residential Facilities (CBRFs) September 1, 2010
10-022
Nationwide Egg Recall August 31, 2010
10-021
Healthiest Wisconsin 2020: Everyone Living Better, Longer August 11, 2010
10-020
Guidelines for Reporting to the Department of Health Services August 5, 2010

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