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Welcome to the home page for the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) Division of Long Term Care.  The Division of Long Term Care consists of health care facilities licensing and certification programs.  The ISDH has created individual program home pages for the programs. 

About the Division of Long Term Care

Survey Report System

Notification contact information for the ISDH Survey Report System

The Survey Report System will be utilized as part of the state licensing and federal certification of health care facilities.  The Survey Report System will enable facilities to view/print survey reports and survey related documents online.  The Survey Report System will also allow facilities to complete the survey Plan of Correction (POC) online via an internet-based system.  The Survey Report System allows the facility to upload supporting documents as part of the Plan of Correction.

Survey Report System Health Care Facility User’s Manual (Version 1.0, 2/11/2011)

Announcements / Current News

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) invites you to attend the Indiana Long Term Care Leadership Conference, March 20, 2014 in Indianapolis. The ISDH is planning an outstanding program focusing on “Continuity of Care.” The ISDH invites you to join us as we address this important healthcare issue.

The ISDH invites each comprehensive care facility (nursing home) to send two representatives to the conference. Each facility may select the individuals attending the conference on behalf of their facility. The ISDH recommends individuals such as the facility administrator, director of nursing, or compliance officer. Corporate offices of facilities are also invited to send appropriate representatives.

The ISDH will also be inviting select professional organizations and individuals to attend the conference. All ISDH long term care surveyors will be attending.

Conference Details & Registration

Contact the Division of Long Term Care

Indiana State Department of Health
Division of Long Term Care
2 North Meridian Street, 4B
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 233-7442 (Long Term Care Receptionist)
(317) 233-1325 (ISDH Main Switchboard)
Map

Division Director
Kim Rhoades
krhoades@isdh.in.gov
(317) 233-7289
(317) 233-9691 [Administrative Assistant]
(317) 233-7322 [Fax]

Report a Complaint, Incident or Crime to the ISDH

Report a complaint regarding a health care facility

Any individual may submit a complaint to the ISDH about care provided at any licensed or certified Indiana health care facility or entity. The ISDH investigates all complaints. The above link is to a page that provides information about the complaint process and how to report a complaint. A Complaint report form is provided for individuals to assist in the reporting of care issues.

Report an incident regarding a health care facility

State or federal regulations require health facilities or entities to report certain types of “incidents” to the ISDH. The above link is to a page that provides information about the incident reporting process and how a health care facility or entity reports incidents. An Incident report form is provided for health care facilities to report incidents to the ISDH.

Report a reasonable suspicion of a crime against a long term care resident

Federal law requires “covered individuals” to report a reasonable suspicion of a crime against a long term care resident to the ISDH and a local law enforcement entity. Covered individuals include an owner, operator, employee, manager, agent, or contractor of the facility. The included facilities include a nursing home, hospice, or intermediate care facility for individuals with intellectual disabilities (ICF-IID). The above link is to a page that provides information for long term care providers about the crime reporting requirements and how to report a reasonable suspicion of a crime against a resident. A Reporting a crime form is provided for individuals to report suspected crimes to the ISDH.

Long Term Care Programs

List of Licensing and Certification Programs Administered by the Division of Long Term Care

  • Comprehensive Care Facility (Nursing Homes) Licensing and Certification Program
  • Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) registration program
  • Intermediate Care Facility for the Individuals with Disabilities (ICF/ID) Certification Program
  • Life Safety Code Program
  • Qualified Medication Aide (QMA) Registration Program
  • Residential Care Facility Licensing Program