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October 21, 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

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Alerts/Announcements

2018 AHFSA Annual Conference Presentations - Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Presentations for the 2018 AHFSA annual conference are now available online on the AHFSA website. To view these presentations please visit the AHFSA webpage 

http://www.ahfsa.org/AHFSA-2018-Annual-Conference-Presentations

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New Link for Information Relating to Legionnaires' Disease - Wednesday, September 05, 2018

The following website offers resources to assist state and local public health laboratories in enhancing Legionnaires' Disease Testing and Outbreak Response Capacities.

https://www.cdc.gov/legionella/labs/index.html

This link may also be found on this page under the External Resources module within the Emergency Health and Safety Tips section.

 
Change to Reporting Requirements/Actions for Portal Users - Monday, August 06, 2018

Beginning August 5, 2018, when a facility creates a new reportable event and selects one of these four categories: Mistreatment, Misappropriation of resident property by staff, Neglect, or Staff abuse, the facility will now be required to enter the information for the person(s) accused of the incident.  The facility will not be able to complete the reporting until the information has been provided.  This in no way is an indication of whether the named party was actually involved in the event or if the event actual occurred as reported; that should be apparent in the investigation results.

 
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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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 

Toolkit

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
E-mail:
fsb@dhw.idaho.gov 
 
Office Phone:
(208) 334-6626 then Option 3 

Fax Number:
(208) 364-1888