Welcome to the Long Term Care Division

  • The Long Term Care Division is responsible for assuring that residents in Michigan's 457 nursing homes receive the highest quality of care and quality of life in accordance with all state and federal requirements. Survey and certification activities assure that vulnerable nursing home residents are protected from abuse, neglect, misappropriation of personal property, and inadequate or inappropriate care and services.  Administrative functions related to data management, staff and provider training, and enforcement are located within the Long Term Care Division.

    The Long Term Care Division is responsible for conducting the annual health surveys, abbreviated health surveys, certification, re-certification, Life Safety Code and revisits for the long-term care nursing homes throughout the State of Michigan.  These are managed in three regional offices:

    • Detroit Office:  313-456-0340
    • Gaylord Office:  989-732-8062
    • Lansing:  517-335-1980

    To contact the Main Office, please call 517-335-1980.