The Kentucky Boarding Home Program is administered by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services. Any home in the state of Kentucky with three or more adults who are offering boarding services supposed to regulate their home facility. The members living in the facility can be either the owner of the house, a manager or siblings, or married couples. The residents provide boarding and lodging facilities to people on a 24-hour basis.
According to a law by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, any home facility with three or more people residing in it and providing accommodation space to people on a twenty-four-hour basis is called a boarding home in the state of Kentucky. It should be kept in mind that if that facility is already being licensed by any hotel in the state or by cabinet, then it is not considered a boarding house as per the law.
There should be a set of rules and regulations that needs to be specified by the boarding house and must be followed. The residents of the boarding house need to be informed in writing about all the rules. The residents of the boarding house can exercise their freedom of speech and privacy. The boarding house should be free of any mental or physical abuse.
You will have to renew your boarding license after a certain time and if you fail to do so, you’ll have to stop providing boarding services until the renewal of the license.
You can register for the Kentucky Boarding Home Program by going to the Cabinet for Health and Family Services. You can also find all the relevant documents on the official website.
The Kentucky Boarding Home Program is for families who fulfill the eligibility requirements of the program. The applicant must pay annual registration fee of $100 for the boarding home in Kentucky.
The applicant is supposed to apply for license renewal for their boarding facility before the expiration date. There is 90 days’ duration before the license expiration date when you can apply for a new license.
You need to provide a profile of the client you will be serving along with your house details including accurate site plan and floor plans.
You will also have to provide a list of all the codes of conduct of the boarding house and the services you will provide to the boarders. You will have to present a plan for your business management, staffing level along with specifying the total number of days for which an individual can take residency at your boarding facility.
To learn more about the Kentucky Boarding Home Program eligibility requirements visit the program’s page at the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services.
If you want to learn more about the Kentucky Boarding Home Program you can call the Food Safety Branch office at 502-564-7181
To reach through fax, the applicant will be required to fax the application form along with the required documents to the program’s office at (502) 564-9523.