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Personal Care Homes

A Personal Care Home provides housing, food service, and one or more personal services for two or more adults who are not related to the owner or administrator by blood or marriage. "Personal Services" includes individual assistance with or supervision of self-administered medication, assistance with ambulation and transfer, and assistance with essential activities of daily living such as eating, bathing, grooming, dressing, and toileting.   


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  1. Do you intend to provide services in your own home or another home that you own, rent or lease? If Yes, continue; If No Click here.
  2. Do you intend to provide services to individuals that are 18 years of age or older? If Yes, continue; If No Click here
  3. Will the residents be living in your home more than 24 hours? If Yes, continue; If No Click here
  4. Do you intend to provide a personal service, i.e. assist residents with the activities of daily living such as eating, bathing, grooming, dressing, or toileting or provide supervision of or assistance with residents medications? If Yes, continue; If No Click here
  5. Do you intend to provide nursing services as a service of the home? If Yes, Click here; If No, continue
  6. Do you intend to provide services only to consumers of the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities? If Yes, Click here; If No continue.

 


Next Steps
  1. Continue this process by reading the Rules & Regulations;
    Rules and Regulations for Personal Care Homes, Chapter 111-8-62, et seq. - Updated 01/10/13
    Enforcement of Licensing Requirements, Chapter 290-1-6, et seq. Effective August 16, 1993
  2. Complete the Application Packet - In order to process your application, ALL of the documents included in the application packet must be submitted; and
  3. Sign and return the Application Checklist with the entire Application Packet.