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Long Term Care Residents Protection

Our Division has three main sections dealing with long term care and acute/ambulatory licensing and certification, as well as investigations.




Long Term Care Licensing and Certification
 


Licensed Nursing Homes

This includes Intermediate Care Facilities for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities, and also shows which facilities have Medicare / Medicaid certification...


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Licensed Assisted Living Facilities

The Division of Long Term Care Residents Protection is responsible for licensing all long term care facilities in Delaware including Assisted Living Facilities...


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Compare Delaware Nursing Homes

This online tool provides detailed information about the past performance of nursing homes that are Medicare or Medicaid certified...



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Certified Nursing Assistant Registry

The Division of Long Term Care Residents Protection is responsible for the training and testing program for CNAs andfor the CNA Registry...


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Investigative Section
 
 


Criminal Background Checks

The Delaware Code requires the facilities / agencies to complete criminal background checks on persons applying for a position in a nursing home or home health agency...


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Complaint & Incident Reporting

DLTCRP receives information pertaining to possible abuse, neglect, mistreatment, and / or financial exploitation of residents in long term care facilities...


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Adult Abuse Registry Search

A person's name on the Registry is based on a civil finding of abuse, neglect, mistreatment, financial exploitation, or a combination of those findings...


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Mandatory Drug Testing

All applicants for employment in long term care facilities and home care agencies must submit to drug testing, according to State of Delaware law...



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Acute & Outpatient Care Licensing and Certification


State of Delaware Regulations

As new regulations are developed and existing regulations are updated, public hearings are held to obtain comment from the community...



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Hospital Compare

This online tool provides detailed information about the past performance of hospitals that are Medicare or Medicaid certified...



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State Licensed Facilities

DHSS licenses facilities to ensure quality healthcare. Facilities include...




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State Licensed Agencies

DHSS licenses agencies to ensure quality healthcare. Agencies include...




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