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July 23, 2018

Facility Fire Safety & Construction

(Providers' Page)

This program provides oversight and management of the facility fire safety and building construction (FFS&C) requirements for all state licensed and/or federally certified health care facilities.  To accomplish these tasks, FFS&C staff perform facility plans reviews and approvals, on-site plan inspections/finalizations, consultations, and periodic facility fire and safety surveys, including complaint/fire investigations.  At present, our scope of responsibilitiy includes:
  • Ambulatory Surgery Centers
  • Hospitals
  • Nursing Facilities
  • Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities 
  • End Stage Renal Disease Facilities
  • Residential Care or Assisted Living Facilities

If you would like to receive an email notifying you of updates to this page, please copy the URL address for this page, click the Monitor button below, and follow the instructions.  You may set the frequency and type of notification, and the email will provide instructions on how to disenroll from the notification system.


Scheduled LTC Portal Down Time - July 8, 2018 - Wednesday, July 18, 2018

The LTC Providers Reporting Portal is scheduled to be down between 2:00 AM and 4:00 AM (MDT)/ 1:00 AM and 3:00 AM (PDT) on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 for SSL maintenance and between 2:00 AM and 4:00 AM(MDT)/ 1:00 AM and 3:00 AM (PDT) on August 5, 2018 for routine maintenance.  This means the portal will not be available during the indicated times.


Workgroups for Skilled Nursing Initiatives - 2018 - Wednesday, May 30, 2018

We are pleased to provide a listing of the joint Long Term Care Workgroups for Skilled Nursing Initiatives - 2018.  If you wish to provide information to any of these workgroups, feel free to contact any of the listed group members.

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Department Directed Long Term Care Survey Report - Friday, August 05, 2016

The Department directed Long Term Care Survey report is now available, along with the Department's response. Click on the individual items below to view the actual documents:


Report Department's Response

Executive Summary  Response

Table of Contents Updated Response

Final Report

The documents above, along with the Report's tabbed data, may be accessed by following this link Long Term Care Report, Contents, and DHW Response Documents


LTC Technology Mini-Grants - Wednesday, November 25, 2015
I am pleased to announce the process to apply for Mini-Grants to implement technology to improve the quality of life for residents in your nursing facilities is complete.  

Grant Guidelines

Application Information 

Provider Lists & Survey Results

State Licensed-Only Providers

Federal Certification and State Licensure Providers

Informational Letters


Contact Information

Mailing Address:
Bureau of Facility Standards
PO Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0009
Physical Address:
3232 W. Elder Street
Boise, ID 83705
Office Phone:
(208) 334-6626 then Option 3 

Fax Number:
(208) 364-1888