State Licensing for Senior Communities and Care Services in Nevada
State of Nevada
Department of Health & Human Services
Bureau of Health Care Quality & Compliance (formerly Licensure and Certification)
1550 E. College Parkway, Ste 158
Carson City, Nevada 89706
Aging & Disability Services Division
|Types of Housing/Care
|Affordable Senior Housing
|Affordable Senior Housing
|HUD 202 Program that offers rental assistance for seniors who meet the requirements of the federal program.
|Facility for the Care of Adults During the Day
|Adult Day Care
|Facility for the Care of Adults During the Day is an establishment operated and maintained to provide care during the day on a temporary or permanent basis for aged or infirm persons. Services include supervision, recreation, a nutritious meal preparation and socialization.
|Homes for Individual Residential Care
|A home in which a natural person furnishes food, shelter, assistance and limited supervision, for compensation, to not more than two persons with mental retardation or with disabilities or who are aged or infirm, unless the persons receiving those services are related within the third degree of consanguinity or affinity to the person providing those services.
|Hospice care means a centrally administered program of palliative and supportive services provided by an interdisciplinary team directed by a physician. The program includes the provision of physical, psychological, custodial and spiritual care for persons who are terminally ill and their families. The care may be provided in the home, at a residential facility or at a medical facility at any time of the day or night. The term includes the supportive care and services provided to the family after the patient dies.
|Intermediate Care Facility
|Intermediate Care Facility (ICF) is a facility which offers specialized services to the mentally retarded or persons with related conditions.
|Nursing in the Home
|Nursing in the Home- any person or governmental organization which provides in the home, through its employees or by contractual arrangement with other persons, skilled nursing and assistance and training in health and housekeeping skills.
|Personal Care Agency
|Personal Care Services
|Any person, other than a natural person, which provides in the home, through its employees or by contractual arrangement with other person, non-medical services related to personal care to elderly persons or persons with disabilities to assist those persons with activities of daily living, including, without limitation
|Residential Facility for Groups/ Alzheimers
|An establishment that furnishes food, shelter, assistance and limited supervision to a person with mental retardation or with a disability or a person who is aged or infirm.” They include: Assisted Living; Alzheimer’s disease & Dementia.
|Residential Facility for Groups
|A Residential Facility for Groups is establishment that furnishes food, shelter, assistance and limited supervision to an aged, infirm, mentally retarded or handicapped person.
|Skilled Nursing Facilities/Nursing Home
|A Skilled Nursing Facility is an establishment with a medical staff or the equivalent, with continuous nursing service under professional direction, providing long term inpatient care, not necessarily post hospital care, to elderly or disabled patients having a variety of medical conditions requiring service.
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