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Requirements for Assisted Living Director Licensure

Those who meet the following requirements are eligible to apply for Legacy licensure for Assisted Living Director.  Assisted Living Director means a person who administers, manages, supervises, or is in general administrative charge of an assisted living facility, whether or not the individual has an ownership interest in the facility, and whether or not the person's functions or duties are shared with one or more individuals and who is licensed by the Board of Executives for Long Term Services and Supports pursuant to section 144A.20.
Only an individual who is qualified as a licensed assisted living director and who holds a valid license for the current licensure period may use the title "Licensed Assisted Living Director" and the abbreviation "L.A.L.D." after the individual's name. (6400.7000)
Minnesota Statutes directed Five Legacy licensure application Pathways (grandparenting) for current practitioners. This provision will end at 11:59 PM on June 30, 2021. Applications for traditional ALD and ALDIR will open when available. All fees paid are non-refundable. 
Applications for Assisted Living Director (Non-Legacy Pathway)
In order to be qualified to serve as an assisted living director, an individual must have completed an approved training course and passed an examination approved by the board that is designed to test for competence and that includes assisted living facility laws in Minnesota. 
Assisted Living Director-in-Residence (ALDIR)
ALDIR is designed to allow individuals who are currently serving as Director and do not qualify under a Legacy Pathway an opportunity to apply for licensure and complete their education and experience while working in an assisted living setting as a Director under supervision/mentorship for up to a year as they complete their licensure requirements.
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