Adult Family Home - Original

Initial license to operate a place where three or four adults who are not related to the operator reside and receive care, treatment or services that are above the level of room and board and that may include up to seven hours per week of nursing care per resident.

Type

Original

Description

Licensure to operate a place where three or four adults who are not related to the operator reside and receive care, treatment or services that are above the level of room and board and that may include up to seven hours per week of nursing care per resident.

Duration

Does not expire.

Fees

$171 every two years.

Prerequisites

Information can be found at the Adult Family Home website.
The Division of Quality Assurance (DQA) has authority for building plan review, including heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC); fire system construction projects; and non-health care entities attached to health care facilities. Systems not reviewed by DQA are plumbing systems, private on-site waste treatment, elevators, boilers, mechanical refrigeration systems, etc. For contact information on these aspects of building plan review, see the Department of Commerce's website. Contact the municipality where you intend to operate for any local building codes or ordinances that may apply.

Application Process

Prerequisite information and application materials can be obtained from the Division of Quality Assurance Regional Office. Applications not acted on after one (1) year will be closed.

WI Statutes

50, Subchapter 1, Care and Service Residential Facilities.

WI Administrative Code

Wisconsin Administrative Codes:
DHS 88, Licensed Adult Family Homes and
DHS 12, Caregiver Background Checks.

Additional Information

See our website.

Last Revised: October 12, 2015