Nursing Facility Diversification

The State of Connecticut, Department of Social Services and the State of Connecticut, Department of Housing, (the Departments), are seeking proposals from nursing facilities licensed by the Stateof Connecticut, Department of Public Health, who are interested in diversifying or establishing a new business model to support Medicaid recipients who need Long Term Services and Supports (LTSS) to live in the community. 

Proposals must align with the State’s Strategic Rebalancing Plan: A Plan to Rebalance Long Term Services and Supports 2013-2015, embedded as a hyperlink, assure informed choice to residents living in the facility and contribute to reducing the total number of nursing facility beds statewide or reduce the percentage of discharges from hospitals into skilled nursing facilities. Respondents are encouraged and expected to develop relationships and partnerships with stakeholders in  the community, including but not limited to town governance, town residents, nonprofit entities, home and community-based services (HCBS) providers, people with disabilities, and elders. 
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Resource Materials:

DOH Pre-Development Funding
DOH Construction Phase Funding
Policy Guidance
CPD Notice 96-05
Procurement Standards

Architectural and Environmental
Design Standards Elderly Congregate
Design Standards Multi-Family
Architectural Supplementary Conditions
Phase 1 Site Environmental Assessment
Phase 2 Site Environmental Assessment
Proof of Environmental Insurance

Lead Paint
Lead Paint Pre-Renovation Rule

Affirmative Action and Fair Housing
Fair Housing Action Plan Implementation Guideline
CT Fair Housing Regulations
Affirmative Action Policy Statement Guidelines and Sample
Sample AA Transmittal Letter to CHRO
ADA Notice Guide Form
ADA Grievance Procedure Guide Form
ADA Reference Material
Minority and Small Business Set-Aside Program Information
Notification to Bidders
Sample Affirmative Action Plan
Checklist for Existing Facilities