Rhode Island Assisted Living Records & Reports

Rhode Island Assisted Living Records & Reports

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

KEY FINDINGS

  • Rhode Island has increased in rating due to their updated website allowing for increased transparency. For example, capacity size and administrator names are now listed with licensing information.
  • Rhode Island only requires mandatory inspections of assisted living communities every two years.

HOW TO ACCESS RECORDS

Update: January 2018

Rhode Island Accessibility Criteria

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

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# CRITERIA
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
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? No or N/A
9  Capacity shown? Yes
10  Payment types shown, [e.g. Medicaid, private pay]? No
11  Administrator / Contact name shown? Yes
12  State may fine facility? No
13  Frequency of inspections? Every 24 months
14  Website includes pricing of facility? No