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Tips for Parents as Kids Head Back to School and Childcare

By |August 12th, 2015|

As parents prepare for children to return to school or child care, Bureau of Child Care Licensing has some helpful hints for you to keep in mind to better ensure that your child will be safe and well-cared for in your absence. You can check out a facility’s track record regarding compliance with licensing regulations [...]

Troubled Teens: At Risk and Not Overlooked

By |February 19th, 2013|

Our Vision at the Arizona Department of Health Services is ”Health and Wellness for all Arizonans”. Part of that Vision for folks living with behavioral health issues or a mental illness means achieving and maintaining self-reliance and independence.  To get there, some individuals simply need outpatient services occasionally.  Some need wrap-around community or home-based services. [...]

Behavioral Health Care Licensing Web Refresh

By |February 29th, 2012|

Our Office of Behavioral Health Licensing website has a brand-new look.  Check out their new landing page.  Everyone can now enjoy an updated and easy to use web format. The new site includes easy access to AZ Care Check (where the user can get up to date survey and enforcement results for a 3 year history)...  and [...]

AZ Carecheck

By |November 14th, 2011|

It’s been a while since I mentioned to you that our Division of Licensing has a really good web site called AZ Care Check.  Our website provides a 3 year history of survey results, complaint investigation results and if any of our licensed facilities (nursing homes, assisted living, hospital and other medical facilities, childcare or [...]

Going the Extra Mile

By |September 6th, 2011|

Our behavioral health licensing team gets complaints from many sources- but seldom do we read about potentially dangerous conditions in the newspaper.  But that’s just what happened earlier this month.  Our licensing team awoke to read an article in a local newspaper in which the operator stated that they had laid off their clinical director, nurse, [...]

Providing Transparent Inspection Results is a Key to Effective Compliance

By |June 29th, 2011|

Our Division of Licensing Services monitors a wide range of facilities including hospitals, assisted living and skilled nursing centers, behavioral health facilities, child care facilities, and group homes for folks with developmental disabilities.  Our teams of surveyors conduct inspections, on-site surveys, and complaint investigations to make sure all of our licensed facilities promote quality care [...]

Good work Assisted Living Team

By |February 11th, 2011|

We’ve made a strong effort in the past couple years to make sure that we are doing our best to protect the health and safety of people in our licensed facilities.  Whenever possible, we work to help those facilities come into compliance with our rules, but sometimes we have no choice but to drop the [...]