Group Homes in Arizona
DIVISION OF WELLNESS SERVICES LICENSURE DEMANDS FOR MANY DD GROUP HOMES
In concurrence using regulating procedure for the Department of Health Services (DHS), we have been giving this bulletin to notify you of this necessity that an appropriate application must certanly be gotten by the division of Health Services – Office of Special Licensure for revival of all site permits.
According to the division of Health solutions (DHS), plus in compliance with ARS 41-1092.11, an application is needed for several assessments just before licensure or renewal.
In reviewing the permit, you will notice an excerpted portion of ARS 41-1092.11, regarding the permit restoration:
Pursuant to ARS 41-1092.11 (A) upon submittal of a timely and adequate application, this license will remain in place until Reissued or Revoked.
It's been brought to the Division of Developmental Disabilities’ (DDD/Division) interest that some providers are experiencing delays aided by the DHS inspections; but an appropriate application will avoid spaces in licensure duration. For the true purpose of this bulletin, “timely” is understood to be at least 1 month ahead of license termination. More details, including the application, can be obtained on our DHS Group Home Timeframe web page. It is important the application be received by DHS timely. The application may be shipped, faxed or delivered electronically.
While probably mindful, the DDD high quality Assurance Unit has been calling agencies with regards to team homes whoever permits are arriving due for renewal in the future. It's DDD’s protocol to test licenses at each review. We shall carry on with this courteous, proactive approach to alerting companies in advance to assist providers in timely submittals.
Vendors needs methods set up to monitor the conclusion dates of permits, and submit applications in the timeframes suggested above. Also, homes should be ready when it comes to inspection to stop delays, as all corrections needs to be confirmed prior to the providing of a license.
For those who have any queries or issues, kindly cannot hesitate to contact the standard Assurance Program tracking product for clarification or the Department of wellness providers, workplace of Special Licensure.
Quality Assurance, Monitoring
3443 North Central Avenue, 6th Floor
Website Code 004F
Phoenix, AZ 85012
(602) 771-8122 Phone
(602) 771-9016 Fax
Arizona Department of Health solutions Bureau of Special Licensing Group Homes for Developmentally Disabled
[FACILITY INSPECTIONS JUST, NOT RESIDENT CARE]
150 North 18th Avenue, Suite 410
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone: 602-364-2079 Fax: 602-364-4769
Email: [email safeguarded] (for examination demands only after QVA, maybe not for licensure process)