PO Box 360
Trenton, NJ 08625-0360

For Release:
November 9, 2022

Judith M. Persichilli

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New Jersey Department of Health Proposes New Rules Establishing Standards for Licensure of Adult Family Caregivers and Sponsor Agencies at N.J.A.C. 8:43B

TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Health has proposed new rules at N.J.A.C. 8:43B establishing “Standards for Licensure of Adult Family Caregivers and Sponsor Agencies.”

The proposed new rules would implement the Department’s rulemaking responsibilities pursuant to the New Jersey Adult Family Care Act, codified at N.J.S.A. 26:2Y-1, et seq., by establishing application forms and fees for licensure of adult family care sponsor agencies and adult family care caregivers to provide adult family care home services; adult family care home inspection fees; minimum standards to ensure the health, safety and well-being of adult family care home clients; and penalties for violations.

The notice of proposal appears in the November 7, 2022, issue of the New Jersey Register.  Interested individuals may gain free online access to the New Jersey Register at www.lexisnexis.com/hottopics/njoal.

Individuals wishing to comment on the proposal must submit written comments either (1) electronically on or before January 6, 2023, at www.nj.gov/health/legal/ecomments.shtml, or (2) by regular mail postmarked on or before January 6, 2023, to Joy L. Lindo, Director, Office of Legal and Regulatory Compliance, New Jersey Department of Health, PO Box 360, Trenton, NJ 08625-0360.

Last Reviewed: 11/9/2022