The definition of Assisted Living Facility is a dwelling operated by any person, firm, or corporation engaged in providing limited nursing care; personal care; and boarding home care, but not habilitative care, for persons not related to the owner of the facility. This definition may include facilities with secured units and facilities dedicated to the special care and services for people with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia conditions. A valid state license is required prior to providing care to any client/patient/resident. Following are the requirements and procedures through which your agency may be approved to be licensed as a provider of Assisted Living Facility services.
Click below for a license application for State licensure. Please fill out the application in its entirety and submit to our office, along with the required fee. A list of required paperwork which must be sent to this office for review and approval before your agency can receive a State license is available below (click “Checklist” below).
After reviewing the regulations, please contact one of our engineers at (307) 777-7123 to discuss the building requirements and any construction review approval process. Once we have approved these items, a provisional license will be issued, and you will be able to start providing services to clients/patients/residents.
When you have clients/patients/residents for which you are providing services your agency must request, in writing, that a health survey be conducted. An unannounced survey will be provided by state surveyors as soon as scheduling permits. When the initial survey has been completed and the facility is found to be in compliance with the regulations, a permanent license will be issued.
A license permits an applicant to operate a healthcare facility in Wyoming. It does not enroll or certify a provider or supplier of healthcare services to participate in federal certification programs (Medicare/Medicaid). There is a survey fee charged to do an initial licensure and re-licensure inspection of the Assisted Living Facility, as authorized in Wyoming Statute 35-2-907(c). You will receive an invoice for these fees after a health inspection has been completed.
Assisted Living Facility Rules
Chapter 4 (Licensure) – effective 06-28-2001
Chapter 12 (Program Administration) – Emergency Rules – effective 06-04-2020
Chapter 12 (Program Administration) – effective 08-24-2020