Administrative Code

Virginia Administrative Code
5/29/2024

Part I. General Provisions

18VAC95-30-10. Definitions.

A. The following words and terms when used in this chapter shall have the definitions ascribed to them in § 54.1-3100 of the Code of Virginia:

"Assisted living facility"

"Assisted living facility administrator"

"Board"

B. The following words and terms when used in this chapter shall have the following meanings unless the context indicates otherwise:

"Accredited institution" means any degree-granting college or university accredited by an accrediting body approved by the U.S. Department of Education.

"Active practice" means a minimum of 1,000 hours of practice as an assisted living facility administrator within the preceding 24 months.

"Administrator-of-record" means the licensed assisted living facility administrator designated in charge of the general administration and management of an assisted living facility, including compliance with applicable regulations, and identified as such to the facility's licensing agency.

"ALF AIT" means a person enrolled in an administrator-in-training program in a licensed assisted living facility.

"Approved sponsor" means an individual, business, or organization approved by NAB or by an accredited institution to offer continuing education programs in accordance with this chapter.

"Continuing education" means the educational activities that serve to maintain, develop, or increase the knowledge, skills, performance, and competence recognized as relevant to the assisted living facility administrator's professional responsibilities.

"Domains of Practice" means the content areas of tasks, knowledge and skills necessary for administration of a residential care or assisted living facility as approved by NAB.

"Full time" means employment of at least 35 hours per week.

"Hour" means 50 minutes of participation in a program for obtaining continuing education.

"Internship" means a practicum or course of study as part of a degree or post-degree program designed especially for the preparation of candidates for licensure as assisted living facility administrators that involves supervision by an accredited college or university of the practical application of previously studied theory.

"NAB" means the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards.

"National examination" means a test used by the board to determine the competence of candidates for licensure as administered by NAB or any other examination approved by the board.

"Preceptor" means an assisted living facility administrator or nursing home administrator currently licensed and registered to conduct an ALF AIT program.

Statutory Authority

§ 54.1-2400 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 24, Issue 6, eff. January 2, 2008; amended, Virginia Register Volume 25, Issue 19, eff. June 24, 2009; Volume 35, Issue 12, eff. March 6, 2019.

18VAC95-30-20. Posting of license.

Each licensee shall post his license in a main entrance or place conspicuous to the public in each facility in which the licensee is administrator-of-record.

Statutory Authority

§§ 54.1-2400 and 54.1-3102 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 24, Issue 6, eff. January 2, 2008.

18VAC95-30-30. Accuracy of information.

A. All changes in the address of record or the public address, if different from the address of record, or the name of a licensee, trainee, or preceptor shall be furnished to the board within 30 days after the change occurs.

B. All notices required by law and by this chapter to be mailed by the board to any licensee shall be validly given when mailed to the latest address of record on file with the board and shall not relieve the licensee, trainee, or preceptor of the obligation to comply.

Statutory Authority

§ 54.1-2400 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 24, Issue 6, eff. January 2, 2008; amended, Virginia Register Volume 25, Issue 19, eff. July 1, 2009; Errata, 25:22 VA.R. 4172 July 6, 2009.

18VAC95-30-40. Required fees.

A. The applicant or licensee shall submit all fees in this subsection that apply:

1. ALF AIT program application

$215

2. Preceptor application

$65

3. Licensure application

$315

4. Verification of licensure requests from other states

$35

5. Assisted living facility administrator license renewal

$315

6. Preceptor renewal

$65

7. Penalty for assisted living facility administrator late renewal

$110

8. Penalty for preceptor late renewal

$25

9. Assisted living facility administrator reinstatement

$435

10. Preceptor reinstatement

$105

11. Duplicate license

$25

12. Duplicate wall certificates

$40

13. Returned check or dishonored credit card or debit card

$50

14. Reinstatement after disciplinary action

$1,000

B. Fees shall not be refunded once submitted.

C. Examination fees are to be paid directly to the service contracted by the board to administer the examination.

Statutory Authority

§ 54.1-2400 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 24, Issue 6, eff. January 2, 2008; amended, Virginia Register Volume 24, Issue 16, eff. May 14, 2008; Volume 31, Issue 2, eff. October 22, 2014; Volume 35, Issue 12, eff. March 6, 2019; Volume 36, Issue 9, eff. February 6, 2020.

18VAC95-30-50. Practice by a licensed nursing home administrator.

Pursuant to § 54.1-3102 B of the Code of Virginia, a person who holds a license as a nursing home administrator issued by the board may engage in the general administration of an assisted living facility.

Statutory Authority

§§ 54.1-2400 and 54.1-3102 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 24, Issue 6, eff. January 2, 2008.

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