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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Social Services
State Board of Social Services
Standards and Regulations for Licensed Adult Day Care Centers [22 VAC 40 ‑ 61]
Licensed Adult Day Care Centers Regulation Comprehensive Revision
General Information
Action Summary The regulatory action will repeal the existing regulation for licensed adult day care centers, 22VAC40-60, and adopt a new regulation, 22VAC40-61, to replace it. The new regulation is to be a comprehensive revision of the existing regulation. A comprehensive revision is needed to provide greater protection for adults in care, improve the organization of the regulation, increase clarity and consistency, incorporate changed practices and procedures, and eliminate unnecessarily burdensome or intrusive requirements. The goals of the action are to better meet the needs of an increasingly vulnerable population of residents who are aged, infirm or disabled, and to do so in a cost effective manner.
Chapters Affected
  VAC Chapter Name Action Type
Primary 22 VAC 40-61 Standards and Regulations for Licensed Adult Day Care Centers Promulgate New Regulation
Other chapters
  22 VAC 40 - 60 Standards and Regulations for Licensed Adult Day Care Centers Repeal Entire Regulation
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [004545]
New Periodic Review This action will be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
7356 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 01/13/2016.
7528 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 09/08/2017.
8091 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/29/2019.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Cynthia Carneal Heflin  / Licensing Consultant
Address: Division of Licensing Programs
801 East Main Street, 9th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)726-7140    FAX: (804)726-7132    TDD: (800)828-1120