Opening An Assisted Living Facility
To be eligible to provide services and receive reimbursement for these services, a provider agency must meet certain eligibility criteria. The following information has been compiled from the DADS website for easy reference. This is NOT intended to cover all rules and regulations needed to open and operate an Assisted Living Facility in Texas. If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 512-336-1005.
Licensing Standards for Assisted Living Facilities - takes you to the DADS site
Licensing Standards for Assisted Living Facilities - takes you our 'better' format of the same thing :)
ALF Pre-Licensure Training Course - This is a short online course that you need to complete and send the certificate along with your application for your building. This certificate is for the facility not the manager.
Medication Management in Assisted Living Facilities Course - Mishandling Medications is a common reason small facilities get into trouble with the state
Annual Mandatory Training for ALFs on Aging in Place and Retaliation - The creation of this course was required by House Bill (HB) 2109, 82nd Legislature, Regular Session, 2011, which amended Texas Health and Safety Code (HSC), Chapter 247. The purpose of this course is to provide guidance to assisted living facility (ALF) staff members and DADS ALF surveyors regarding aging in place and retaliation