A person who seeks licensure by examination as an Assisted
Living Community Administrator or Personal Care Home Administrator must show
(a) Be at least 21
years of age;
(b) Be of reputable
and responsible character;
(c) Be a
citizen of the United States or have a registration card indicating valid
residency and work status in the United States; all applicants must submit a
secure and verifiable document, as defined in Code Section
(d) Be qualified to work in an assisted
living community or personal care home as outlined in state rules, as
promulgated by the Georgia Department of Community Health, and Board
Proof of completion of
one of the following:
1. At least one year of
full-time practical experience in a healthcare facility or
managerial/supervisory experience outside of a healthcare facility prior to the
date of the application AND certification from a nationally recognized program
(e.g. Senior Living University), program accredited by the National Association
of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB), or any other program approved by
the Board, which teaches the responsibilities of Assisted Living Community
Administration, is a minimum of 14 hours in length, and requires passage of a
written exam; or
2. Health Services
Executive (HSE) qualification from the National Association of Long Term Care
Administrator Boards (NAB); or
Hold a master's degree in a health care related field that includes a minimum
of 21 semester hours of coursework concentrated on the administration and
management of health care services AND passage of the Resident Care/Assisted
Living (RCAL) national examination administered by the National Association of
Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB); or
4. Hold an active, unencumbered Georgia
license as a Nursing Home Administrator.
Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 393-3-.04
Original Rule entitled "Examination" adopted. F.
Feb. 26, 1993; eff.
Mar. 18, 1993.
Amended: F. Mar. 9,
1994; eff. Mar. 29, 1994.
Amended: F. Sept. 25,
1995; eff. Oct. 15, 1995.
Amended: F. June 10,
2002; eff. June 30, 2002.
Repealed: New Rule of same title adopted. F.
June 8, 2007; eff.
June 28, 2007.
Amended: F. Apr. 29,
2016; eff. May 19, 2016.
Repealed: New Rule entitled "Licensure Requirements
for Assisted Living Community Administrators and Personal Care Home
Administrators" adopted. F. Mar. 5, 2021;
eff. Mar. 25, 2021.