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Eligibility Requirements

Organizations seeking to apply for the Assisted Living Community Accreditation Program need to first meet these eligibility requirements:

  • Is located in the United States or its territories or, if outside the U.S., is operated by the U.S. government or under a charter of the U.S. Congress
  • Provides housing, meals, and a combination of supervision, personal care services that promotes quality of life and maximizes independence
  • Offers services including nursing care, dementia care, medication management, rehabilitation, and palliative care
  • Satisfies licensure, registration or certification requirements as required by your state
  • Meets parameters for the minimum number of residents required - has served a minimum of 3-5 residents prior to an initial survey