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Board of Long-Term Care Administration (formerly the Board of Nursing Home Administration)

***COVID-19 UPDATES***

COVID-19 Guidance and Best Practices

For the most up to date information on the District's response to COVID-19, including information on best practices, licensure waivers, and recommended guidelines, please go to coronavirus.dc.gov.

Closure of Walk In Services

Due to ongoing efforts to combat the spread of COVID-19, effective immediately the Health Regulation and Licensing Administration (HRLA) is implementing a 100% telework policy, and will be available for mail services only. No walk-ins or appointments are allowed. Please submit all applications and supplemental documents via mail to HRLA 1, PO Box 37802, Washington, DC 20013. If you are already in contact with a Health Licensing Specialist (HLS), please forward any documents to said HLS via email.

If you require assistance from the Board of Long Term Care Administration, please contact Fatima Abby at [email protected].

Licensure Waivers

In response to COVID-19, DC Health has waived all licensure requirements for practitioners who are licensed in good standing in another jurisdiction.  You can read more about the waiver process HERE.

Online Licensure Renewal

To renew online, please select this link:  https://dohlicenseinfo.secure.force.com/dchealthrenewals/   

Board Meetings Cancelled

Additionally, all health professional board meetings are cancelled for the month of March.  For the most up to date information on the District's response to COVID-19, please go to coronavirus.dc.gov.

 


 

The DC Board of Long Term Care Administration regulates the practice of nursing home administration. The Board advises the Mayor and administers and enforces the law. The Board also evaluates applicants' qualifications and administers exams; recommends standards and procedures; issues licenses; receives and reviews complaints; and requests investigations, conducts hearings, and issues subpoenas.

The Board is appointed by the Mayor, with the advice and consent of the council. The Board consists of five DC residents, including a chair: two licensed nursing home administrators, one teacher of nursing home administration, one licensed physician or osteopath (who has a demonstrated interest in long term care), and one consumer. Professional members must have been engaged in practice for at least three years preceding appointment. The consumer member must be at least 18 years old, not be a health professional or in training to become one, and may have no household member who is involved directly or indirectly in providing health care. Licenses expire on June 30 of even years.
 
The Board meets quarterly on the second Wednesday. Please note that meeting dates can change. In 2020, the Board plans to meet on the following dates:
  • January 24   ( 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm) 
  • April 8           (Canceled)
  • July 8            (10:00 am - 12:00 pm)
  • October 14   (10:00 am - 12:00 pm)
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Regulations and Additional Information

Contact Phone: 
(877) 672-2174
Contact Fax: 
(202) 724-8687
Contact TTY: 
711
Office Hours: 
Monday through Friday 8:15 am – 4:30 pm
Service Location: 

Health, Department of

GIS Address: 
899 North Capitol Street, NE
City: 
Washington
State: 
DC
Zip: 
20002