• Each assisted living category C facility or unit must, prior to admission, inform the resident’s legal representative in writing of the following:
    • the overall philosophy and mission of the facility regarding meeting the needs of residents afflicted with severe cognitive impairment and the form of care or treatment offered;
    • the process and criteria for move-in, transfer and discharge;
    • the process used for resident assessment;
    • the process used to establish and implement a health care plan, including how the health care plan will be updated in response to changes in the resident’s condition;
    • staff training and continuing education practices;
    • the physical environment and design features appropriate to support the functioning of cognitively impaired residents;
    • the frequency and type of resident activities;
    • the level of involvement expected of families and the availability of support programs; and
    • any additional costs of care or
  • The facility must obtain from the resident’s legal representative a written acknowledgment that the information specified in (1) was A copy of this written acknowledgment must be kept as part of the permanent resident file.


If your organization has a collaborative relationship with the assisted living facilities and would like to be included on our website, ALF BOSS is happy to help you.