|The rules included in this section are rules in development or are proposed rules. These rules have not been adopted in final form. For current adopted rules, please refer to DOEA Rules and Statutes.|
On March 9, 2018, the Florida Legislature ratified Department of Elder Affairs rule 58A-5.036, Florida Administrative Code. A copy of the rule can be found here: https://www.flrules.org/gateway/ruleNo.asp?id=58A-5.036
Assisted Living Facilities now have until June 1, 2018, to come into compliance with the requirements of the rule. Emergency management plans should be submitted to the facilityâ€™s local emergency management office. Please consult the rule for more details.
The rule states that only the Agency for Health Care Administration can grant waivers, variances, or extensions of time for compliance with the rule beyond June 1, 2018.
For more information on extensions of time or other details related to compliance, please visit http://ahca.myflorida.com/mchq/emergency_activities/epp.shtml
If the document you are looking for is not available on our website, you can request it through our Public Records Office.
Office of the General Counsel
Florida Department of Elder Affairs
4040 Esplanade Way
Tallahassee, FL 32399-7000
Federal Aging Programs
- Notice of Rule Development / Rule Workshop - Rules 58A-5.0131, 58A-5.014, 58A-5.0181, 58A-5.0182, 58A-5.0185, 58A-5.019, 58A-5.0191, 58A-5.024, 58A-5.029, 58A-5.030, 58A-5.031
- Rule Workshop Agenda
- Notice of Proposed Rule - Rules 58A-5.0131, 58A-5.014, 58A-5.0181, 58A-5.0182, 58A-5.0185, 58A-5.019, 58A-5.0191, 58A-5.024, 58A-5.029, 58A-5.030, 58A-5.031
- Rule Hearing Agenda
- Notice of Change Rule 58A-5.024
Purpose And Effect: The Department of Elder Affairs announces the commencement of rulemaking proceedings to implement statutory changes to Parts I and II of ch. 744, F.S., and to the Departmentâ€™s oversight of public and professional guardians.
Subject Area To Be Addressed: The rulemaking will establish standards of practice, complaint investigations, disciplinary guidelines, and enforcement procedures for public and professional guardians as well as implement revision of rules as needed based on legislative changes.
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