Community Care Licensing Division Welcome to the Community Care Licensing Division. We serve the most vulnerable people of California and our mission is to promote the health, safety, and quality of life of each person in community care through the administration of an effective and collaborative regulatory enforcement system. Difference in Adult Care Homes from Nursing Homes. The primary difference between adult care homes and nursing homes is as follows: "Adult Care Homes" provide care and assistance to people with problems carrying out activities of daily living and supervision to people with cognitive impairments whose decisions, if made independently, may jeopardize the safety or well-being of themselves or.
Calling the Adult Care Licensure Section in Raleigh at ; or Logging on to the N.C. Adult Care Medication Aide Testing Website. Home Care Agency licensure waived pursuant to Act 0This Section is also responsible for maintaining a registry of adult residential care homes, special treatment facilities, and homes of the developmentally disabled and vacancies therein.
The Adult Care Licensure Section (ACLS) and Construction Section (Constr) of the Division of Health Service Regulation inspect or survey adult care homes. The types of inspections conducted by both sections include routine inspection (annual or biennial), complaint investigation and follow-up inspection. The Adult Care Licensure Section is responsible for approving administrators of adult care homes and family care homes. Administrators of adult care homes (7+ beds) are required to successfully meet all criteria of certification listed under NC Gen. Stat. §
The Adult Care Licensure Section (ACLS) of the Division of Health Service Regulation is responsible for: Licensing of adult care homes (seven or more beds) Licensing of family care homes (two to six beds) Registration of assisted living facilities called "multi-unit housing with services". The following forms are used by adult care and family care homes. Licensure of an Adult Care or Family Care Facility Licensure of Overnight Respite Services Registration of Multi-Unit Assisted Housing with Services.
With Construction section's recommendation for licensure, the Adult Care Licensure section (ACLS) issues the license with a cover letter to the applicant. The county DSS will receive a copy of the cover letter and license from the ACLS office. Initial licenses are issued for a six (6) month period. The Adult Care Licensure Section (ACLS) offers Basic Orientation Training for new county department of social services (DSS) adult home specialists and their supervisors. The goal of Basic Orientation is to enhance the knowledge and skills of county DSS staff in the inspection and monitoring of adult care homes. The workshop covers medication.