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Facility Ownership Requiring a Residency Permit

When the controlling persons of an assisted living designates an unlicensed individual to be the Residency Permit Director of Record, the individual must apply for an Assisted Living Director license to secure a permit within 30 days of the date of the designation.  The board shall issue a permit to serve a facility as an residency permit assisted living director for up to 12 months from date of issuance of permit.

A Residency Permit is non-renewal beyond the 12 months for which it was issued and is not transferable to another facility without board approval.

Qualifications of a residency permit:

  • Meets education requirements of a high school diploma
  • Has experience in the management of an assisted living facility or related or program or is enrolled with a course program approved by the board within six months of designation
  • is in good standing in each jurisdiction applicant has received a health care license
  • has successfully completed a criminal background check under Chapter 214.075
  • Has established a mentor relationship with a Licensed Assisted Living Director (LALD) or a Health Services Executive (LHSE)

To apply for a Residency Permit, the individual designee should submit an application for Assisted Living Director In Residence (ALDIR).  The owner must sign the Residency Permit agreement attesting they understand they have hired or designated an unlicensed individual for the Residency Permit Director of Record.  The Mentor will also need to sign the Residency Permit agreement attesting they agree to mentor the unlicensed individual.  An applicant must complete the application for an ALDIR, an owner may not submit the application the designee/applicant behalf.  To apply, you must register as a new user and submit an application for Assisted Living Director In Residence.

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