Services and Programs for People with Disabilities and Other Impairments
Abuse, Neglect, Exploitation and Advocacy
Long Term Care Facility Enforcement Information
This Web page provides information about the enforcement actions that the Division of Long Term Care Residents Protection is authorized
to impose in the case of violations of Delaware laws or regulations pertaining to long term care services/facilities. The State laws
include the Adult Abuse Registry Law, the Criminal Background Check Law, the Resident/Patient Abuse and Neglect Law, and the State law
regarding nursing homes and other long term care facilities. This Web page also provides information about the enforcement actions that
the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services can impose in the case of non-compliance with federal regulations pertaining to
Medicare/Medicaid-certified nursing homes. The page gives links to the relevant sections regarding enforcment actions in the Delaware
Code and the Code of Federal Regulations.
Enforcement information is provided by the Division of Health Care Quality (DHCQ). For more information, please visit the
DHCQ website. To make complaints about long term care facilities and resident abuse,
mistreatment, neglect, or financial exploitation contact DHCQ via their Complaint and
Incident Reporting information.