Rules for residential care facilities and adult care facilities were revised in The majority of assisted living facilities in Ohio are licensed as residential care facilities (RCFs); however, some are licensed as adult care facilities (ACFs). Some facilities may be marketed as assisted living and are not required to be licensed. Residential Care Facilities - Assisted Living Residential Care Facilities (Assisted Living) provide accommodation and personal care services primarily to older adults. These facilities are licensed and regulated by the Bureau of Regulatory Operations at the Ohio Department of Health.
(B) All facilities licensed as providing accommodations, supervision, personal care, and mental health services shall, in addition to being licensed as a residential facility, be certified by the department in accordance with Chapters to of the Administrative Code to provide mental health services at the residential facility. Sep 27, · Residential Facility Class 2’s are residential care facilities licensed by OhioMHAS for the purpose of providing accommodations, supervision and personal care services to unrelated adults. Residents of these facilities typically require a hour level of support and assistance with daily living skills.
If you have questions about the application process, you may contact the Bureau of Regulatory Operations - Licensure Unit at [email protected] or call () In order to be licensed and remain licensed, OhioMHAS must make sure that the Adult Care Facility is operating according to the statutory requirements of the Ohio Revised Code and the rules set forth in the Ohio Administrative Code.
Residential facilities (non-substance use disorder (SUD)) require licensure by the Ohio Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) if they operate a publicly or privately operated home or facility serving individuals with mental illness. Residential facilities are licensed every two years. Intermediate care facilities are also required to have their facility licensed. Provider agencies may obtain a license for a building intended to become a licensed residential facility. Independent providers are not eligible.