Nursing Homes - Introduction

For questions regarding nursing homes, you may E-mail the Division of Quality Assurance.

DefinitionWisconsin 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 for Nursing Home information including provider directories.

Navigation Links to Nursing Home Information:

Rules & Regulations -- Definitions and sources

Forms -- Forms for nursing home use

Providers -- Information for nursing home management and staff

Contacts -- State of Wisconsin staff to call regarding nursing homes

Publications -- Memos and other items available from the State of Wisconsin

Webcasts -- Webcasts related to nursing homes

Related Sites -- Internet sites of interest

Last Revised: January 30, 2015