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ASPE Releases Report on Function and Characteristics of Unlicensed Care Homes

April 27, 2016

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) have released a report entitled "Understanding Unlicensed Care Homes."  Unlicensed care homes provide room, board and some level of services for two or more unrelated individuals but they are not licensed or certified by the state.  This report sought to understand how unlicensed care homes function as a residential care option, the types of individuals who reside in them, their quality and safety, and the policies that influence them.  Read the report here.

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