Definition: Wisconsin Statutes, Section 50.01(3). (exit DHS)
"Nursing home" means 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)]
Chapter 50, Wisconsin Statutes (exit DHS)
Also see Caregiver Program/ Background Checks
Wisconsin Legislature Home Page (exit DHS)