Adult Residential Care (ARC) Providers licensed by the Department of Social Services (DSS) transferred to Health Standards Section (HSS) effective July 1, 2010. Existing ARC facilities that transferred from DSS will continue to use Adult Residential Care Minimum Standards Louisiana Administrative Code, Title 48 - Chapter 88 Licensing Standards .

ARCs that were licensed by DSS and are a Module 3 may apply for Module 4. Please refer to the Adult Residential Care Minimum Licensing Standards below for requirements.

The licensing regulations below apply to ARC providers who are NOT currenlty licensed by DSS and desire to become an ARC provider. The regulations are being revised and will be posted to this site when published.

Dementia Training Requirements published in La. Register, Vol. 35, No. 8, August 20, 2009.