Adult Care Facilities: Rest Homes & Nursing Homes

Rest homes and nursing homes (residential care facilities) are establishments that provide housing and general care for the aged. The Environmental Health division inspects these establishments at least once every 6 months.

View the following for more information about adult care facilities:

Rest Home FAQs

Who do I contact for concerns about treatment of residents at a home?
You will need to contact the licensing agency.

Who do I contact for concerns about cleanliness and sanitation at a home?
You may speak to the manager of the facility about your concerns. If they are not addressed, feel free to contact our office to discuss the issues.

Who inspects hospitals?
State operated hospitals are inspected by the Regional Environmental Health Specialist with the Environmental Health Section of the Department of Health and Human Services. County owned and private hospitals are inspected by county health departments.