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Adult Residential Care Provider (ARCP)

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Note: For information on the Office Of Aging & Adult Services (OAAS) Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) program go to: http://new.dhh.louisiana.gov/index.cfm/page/1732/n/388. Please contact OAAS for information on the PSH program.

"Adult residential care provider" means a facility, agency, institution, society, corporation, partnership, company, entity, residence, person or persons, or any other group that provides adult residential care for compensation to two or more adults who are unrelated to the licensee or operator.  Adult residential care includes but is not limited to the following services: lodging, meals, medication administration, intermittent nursing services, assistance with personal hygiene, assistance with transfers and ambulation, assistance with dressing, housekeeping, and laundry. - RS 40:2166.3

There are four levels of Adult Residential Care Providers:
Level 1 – ARCP – an ARCP that provides adult residential care for compensation to two or more residents but no more than eight who are unrelated to the licensee or operator in a setting that is designed similarly to a single-family dwelling.
Level 2 – ARCP – an ARCP that provides adult residential care for compensation to nine or more residents but no more than 16 who are unrelated to the licensee or operator in a congregate setting that does not provide independent apartments equipped with kitchenettes, whether functional or rendered nonfunctional for reasons of safety.

Level 3 – ARCP – an ARCP that provides adult residential care for compensation to 17 or more residents who are unrelated to the licensee or operator in independent apartments equipped with kitchenettes, whether functional or rendered nonfunctional for reasons of safety.

Level 4 – ARCP - an ARCP that provides adult residential care including intermittent nursing services for compensation to 17 or more residents who are unrelated to the licensee or operator in independent apartments equipped with kitchenettes, whether functional or rendered nonfunctional for reasons of safety.

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 Educational Information (2017 Regular Legislative Session- Notice Act 306)Educational Information (2016 Regular Legislative Session - HB 969 Act 155 & HB 468 Act 28

 

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