ALF


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.

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Annual Mandatory Training for ALFs on Aging in Place and Retaliation - This short, no cost course is required by DADS to be taken every year. This course does not meet continuing education requirements. 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. This link takes you to the HHS/DADS website to complete the course.

How to Become an ALF Provider

ALF Statues and Rules

Assisted Living Forms - HHSC

Sample Assisted Living Forms

Resident Rights & Long-Term Care Ombudsman

Medicare Provider-Supplier Enrollment

Texas Medicaid Contracts

Employee Employability and Background Checks

Licensing Standards for Assisted Living Facilities Handbook - takes you to the SOS website

Licensing Standards for Assisted Living Facilities Handbook - takes you to our format of the Handbook

ALF Pre-Licensure Computer-based Training Information - 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. This link takes you to the HHSC/DADS website to complete the course.