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Overall Rating


When choosing assisted living care, consumers are reliant on their state’s regulatory agencies to provide information about communities and their backgrounds. But public access to assisted living records varies greatly state by state. Here is a snapshot of the level of transparency in the state of Ohio:

Key Findings

  • Ohio has above average transparency into assisted living records and a generally good website for looking into these records.
  • Ohio is one of a handful of states that do not have the authority to fine an assisted living community.

How to Access Records

  • Visit Ohio's Health Facilities Division website to search for records of assisted living providers.
  • From the search form select "Residential Care or Assisted Living" as the provider type.
  • Ohio is in the process of developing a new consumer website, which can be viewed here.

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Ohio Accessibility Criteria

Our ratings are based on the objective criteria outlined in the table below.
1Are licensed assisted living communities listed online in any form?Yes
2If Yes to #1, is the information updated frequently? Yes
3If Yes to #1, is the list of licensed communities searchable? Yes
4Does the state post inspections, complaints, survey results, or violations online? Yes
5If Yes to #4, is the information updated frequently? [within 90 days] Yes
6If Yes to #2 and #4, is the enforcement information included in the same place as licensed communities? Yes
7If Yes to #4 and No to #6, are violations / inspections searchable at all? Yes or N/A
8Is information about special licensing for care shown? Yes
9Capacity shown? No
10Payment types shown? [e.g. Medicaid, private pay] Yes
11Administrator / Contact name shown? Yes
12State may fine facility? No
13Frequency of inspections? Every 15 months
14Website includes pricing of facility? No
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