To become a licensed Developmental Home provider, it’s best to contact a licensing agency or a consulting firm in Arizona first. The licensing agency or consulting firm will facilitate the application process and provide monitoring services and support after the license is issued. The Department of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) is the government agency that helps individuals with developmental disabilities, hence, collaboration with such an agency is required.
In the state of Arizona, some of the general qualifications needed of a person or facility to be eligible for licensure are the following:
- At least 21 years of age
- Fingerprint clearance card issued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety
- Is lawfully present in the U.S. and resides in Arizona
- Successfully pass the protective service registry checks
- Is free of medical, physical, or mental health problems that could interfere with the provision of safe care
These are the basic general requirements in addition to the application’s main purpose which is to provide a safe, nurturing, and conducive home environment for the clients. If you wish to apply for a license, make sure to get a thorough assessment regarding these requirements from qualified and well-known consultants. Apart from the abovementioned, a requirement of training must also be met.
Running a Developmental Home is a tedious but rewarding process. Aside from its lucrative nature, this business line is found to be very effective for persons with developmental disabilities as help becomes readily accessible and available. If you are looking into establishing your own Developmental Home, call Consulting Experts LLC for consulting services in Phoenix, Arizona regarding your application process!