Aging and Long-Term Support Administration

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Are you or a loved one living with memory loss or dementia? If so, the Dementia Action Collaborative wants to hear from you! We want to understand your experiences, needs and priorities for support and services, as we update the Washington State Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementia. Your voice is needed! Complete a brief online survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TF6L6PL by January 3, 2023.

 

What We Do

The Aging and Long-Term Support Administration (ALTSA) promotes choice, independence, and safety through innovative services and partnerships with tribes, advocates, providers and caregivers to support seniors and people with disabilities so they can live with good health, independence, dignity and control over decisions that affect their lives.


Adult Protective Services (APS) investigates reports of abuse, neglect, and exploitation of vulnerable adults.

Home and Community Services (HCS) provides and administers long-term care services to eligible individuals and collaborates with Area Agencies on Aging to share community service options. 

Residential Care Services (RCS) provides licensing, certification, and regulatory oversight to long-term care facilities including:

  • Nursing Homes
  • Assisted Living Facilities
  • Adult Family Homes
  • Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICFs/IID)
  • Supported Living; and
  • Enhanced Services Facilities

The Office of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (ODHH) provides service to individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind and speech-disabled facing communication barriers. Services include telecommunications, reasonable accommodations and client services.

The Management Services Division (MSD) supports the operations of the Aging and Long-Term Support Administration providing rates management, administrative support services, information technology, fiscal and contract management, and personnel operations.