Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Social Services
State Board of Social Services
Standards for Licensed Assisted Living Facilities [22 VAC 40 ‑ 73]
Amend Standards for Licensed Assisted Living Facilities
Action 6155
General Information
Action Summary Standards for Licensed Assisted Living Facilities, 22VAC40-73, provide criteria for the public and the Virginia Department of Social Services to evaluate the care, general supervision and oversight of adults in licensed assisted living facilities (ALF). These regulations provide rules for current practices in assisted living facilities that ensure the well-being of aged, infirm or disabled adults residing in an ALF. Proposed amendments in this action are to simplify and clarify language, improve definitions, and make technical edits for ease of understanding and any other changes deemed necessary after public comment and review. In addition, the agency will review the chapter to identify any discretionary requirements that should be repealed or streamlined.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [7608]
Result of Prior Periodic Review Filed 2/28/2022
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
9883 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 08/16/2023.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Sharon Lindsay  / Associate Director
Address: 801 E. Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)972-0676    FAX: (804)726-7132    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.