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Alabama Assisted Living Records Report

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 Alabama:


  • Assisted living records in Alabama are highly transparent, having met all but one of the transparency criteria.
  • Alabama assisted living records are available through a convenient online health provider search.


  • Visit the Alabama Department of Health website.
  • To research violations select “view healthcare deficiencies” and you’ll be presented with an alphabetical list of providers.
  • For a list of licensed communities, select “healthcare facilities directory” and indicate “assisted living facilities” as the facility type.

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Alabama Accessibility Criteria

Our ratings are based on the objective criteria outlined in the table below.


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? Yes
7  If Yes to #4 and No to #6, are violations / inspections searchable at all? Yes or N/A
8  Is information about special licensing for care shown? Yes
9  Capacity shown? Yes
10  Payment types shown, [e.g. Medicaid, private pay]? Yes
11  Administrator / Contact name shown? Yes
12  State may fine facility? Yes
13  Frequency of inspections? Every 12 months
14  Website includes pricing of facility? No

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