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Residential Care Apartment Complexes

Residential care apartment complexes (RCACs) are independent apartment units that provide services including:

  • Room and board.
  • Up to 28 hours per week of supportive care.
  • Personal care.
  • Nursing services.

Finding and Choosing an RCAC

Contact us

For questions regarding RCACs, contact the Division of Quality Assurance (DQA):

For questions about regulations, complaints, and compliance history of RCACs, you also can contact the DQA Bureau of Assisted Living Regional Offices.




Fire reporting

All fires in a licensed facility in Wisconsin must be reported to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) within 72 hours. To report a fire, complete and submit the Health Care Facility Fire Report, F-62500.

For questions regarding fire reporting, contact DQA Fire Authority:

Additional information is provided in DQA numbered memo 23-002 (PDF).

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Last revised September 1, 2023