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Connecticut Assisted Living Regulations and Records

By Sho LyMay 5, 2020
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When choosing an assisted living community, it is important to understand Connecticut state regulations for assisted living facilities and know how to look up assisted living license information. But public access to assisted living records varies greatly by state.

We developed a system to rate each state on how easy – or difficult – it is to find important assisted living records and reports, and compiled tips to help you in your search.

States with the most transparent records allow you to look up important information about each assisted living facility online, including inspections, complaints, survey results, violations, capacity, and whether the facility accepts Medicaid.

Access to Connecticut assisted living records: Moderate

Public access to assisted living records and reports for the state of Connecticut is moderate. Key findings that informed this rating include:

  • Connecticut has fairly transparent records but was marked down on a few criteria, including for the relative infrequency of required inspections (every two years).
  • Connecticut is one of a handful of states where the state does not have the authority to fine an assisted living community.
State provides moderate access to assisted living records and licensing

How to look up Connecticut assisted living licenses and records

How we arrived at our Connecticut rating

We developed a standard methodology for state data collection and evaluation, and based our rating primarily on the objective, state-specific accessibility criteria outlined in these questions:

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

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