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Assuring Quality in Assisted Living: Guidelines for Federal and State Policy, State Regulation, and Operations



Release Date: 
April 2003 (349 pages)
Posted Date:   
January 31, 2019



This 2003 report to the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging provides recommendations for policy relating to assisted living facilities for seniors. The document describes recommended policy for a range of topics, including affordability, medication management, resident rights, and facility staffing. The report was prepared by the Assisted Living Workgroup, a grouping of several dozen organizations concerned with health care, aging, disability, consumer advocacy, and more.


This report is part of the collection of scanned historical documents available to the public.

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Note: Guidance documents, except when based on statutory or regulatory authority or law, do not have the force and effect of law and are not meant to bind the public in any way. Guidance documents are intended only to provide clarity to the public regarding existing requirements under the law or agency policies.