Hospices are agencies that provide care to terminally ill patients. These patients have a life expectancy of 6-12 months. This care can be provided in the person’s home. At times, this care is given elsewhere, such as in a nursing home, community based residential facility, or other location.
Consumers can learn more about Finding and Choosing a Hospice.
For questions regarding hospice, contact the Wisconsin Division of Quality Assurance (DQA):
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Call 608-266-8481.
Life safety code consultant (inpatient and residential)
State licensure and Medicare/Medicaid certification
Survey inspection process
All fires in a licensed facility in Wisconsin must be reported to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) within 72 hours. To report a fire, complete and submit the Health Care Facility Fire Report, F-62500.
For questions regarding fire reporting, contact DQA Fire Authority:
- Email email@example.com.
- Call 608-266-8016.
Additional information is provided in DQA numbered memo 17-003 (PDF).