Long Term Care Unit

Bernard Hudson
Manager, Long Term Care Unit

Bureau of Health Facility Regulation
2727 Mahan Drive MS#33
Tallahassee, FL 32308
Florida Relay Service (TDD): (800) 955-8771
Phone: (850) 412-4303
Fax: (850) 410-1512
Email: LTCStaff@ahca.myflorida.com

The Long Term Care Unit provides licensing and regulation for the following entities:

NOTE: All facilities with an asterick (*) after the name, are available on the Online Licensing Application.

Notices and Updates

2013 Fee Increase Letters

Applications and Forms

Licensed/Regulated Programs

Nursing Homes

provide 24 hour a day nursing care, case management, health monitoring, personal care, nutritional meals and special diets, physical, occupational, and speech therapy, social activities and respite care for those who are ill or physically infirm.

Regulations

Intermediate Care Facilities for the Developmentally Disabled

Developmental disability is a disorder or syndrome that is attributable to retardation, cerebral palsy, autism, spina bifida, or Prader-Willi syndrome; that manifests before the age of 18; and that constitutes a substantial handicap that can reasonably be expected to continue indefinitely.

Regulations

Homes for Special Services

a site licensed prior to 1/1/2006 where specialized health care services are provided, including personal and custodial care but not continuous nursing services.

Regulations

Transitional Living Facilities

facility that assists persons with spinal cord injuries and persons with head injuries to achieve a higher level of independent functioning in daily living skills.

Regulations

Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care Centers

non-residential provider that serves three or more children under the age of 21 who require short, long term or intermittent medical care due to medically complex conditions.

Regulations

Other Information/Resources:

Governor's Panel on Excellence in Long Term Care

Civil Money Penalty (CMP) Projects

Archived Documents