Nursing Homes

Definition: Wisconsin Statutes, Section 50.01(3).

NURSING HOME: A place where 5 or more persons who are not related to the operator or administrator reside, receive care or treatment and, because of their mental or physical condition, require access to 24-hour nursing services, including limited nursing care, intermediate level nursing care and skilled nursing services.

[Exceptions follow -- see Wisconsin Statutes, Section 50.01(3)]

Consumer Guide to Health Care - Finding and Choosing a Nursing Home – information includes nursing home provider directories.

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For questions regarding nursing homes, you may email the Division of Quality Assurance.

Last Revised: July 27, 2021