Adult Day Health Care (ADHC) Initial Licensing
The initial licensing application packet shall include:
"Effective immediately Adult Day Health Care facilities must submit plans to be reviewed as Adult Day Care classification. “Business Occupancy” classification will not be considered for plan review approval.
IBC Definition: 308.5.1 Adult care facility.
A facility that provides accommodations for less than 24 hours for more than five unrelated adults and provides supervision and personal care services shall be classified as Group I-4.
Exception: A facility where occupants are capable of responding to an emergency situation without physical assistance from the staff shall be classified as Group R-3.
NFPA Definition: 188.8.131.52 Adult Day-Care Occupancies.
184.108.40.206.1 Adult day-care occupancies shall include any building or portion thereof used for less than 24 hours per day to house more than three adults requiring care, maintenance, and supervision by other than their relative(s).
220.127.116.11.2 Clients in adult day-care occupancies shall be ambulatory or semi-ambulatory and shall not be bedridden.
18.104.22.168.3 Clients in adult day-care occupancies shall not exhibit behavior that is harmful to themselves or to others." (posted 02/21/2013 per C.Vincent, RN, Program Manager, HSS)
Approval for occupancy report from State Fire Marshal walk through inspection
1. Payments & Payment Transmittal form must be submitted to Chase Bank
P.O. Box Below:
DHH Licensing Fee
P.O. Box 62949
New Orleans, LA 70162-2949
2. Documentation, such as the application form, Disclosure of Ownership, OPH reports must be sent to Health Standards Section at:
Health Standards Section
P.O. Box 3767
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-3767