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Contacts

Director's Office

Name Email Phone
Jerald Sharum, DPSQA Director email 501-320-6545
Cecilia Vinson, OLTC Director email 501-320-6438
Johnathan Jones, Assistant Director HCBS email 501-320-6599
Vacant, Assistant Director Quality Assurance    

Abuse & Neglect Facility Reports and Determinations

Name Email Phone
Tommy Branch email 501-320-6117

ALF/RCF Administrator Program

Name Email Phone
Jennifer Garrison email 501-320-6196
Christy Wilson | Unit Manager email 501-320-6233

ALF/RCF/ADC/ADHC/PAHI Licensure & Survey

Name Email Phone
Jennifer Garrison email 501-320-6196
Christy Wilson | Unit Manager email 501-320-6233

CNA Training & Certification

Name Email Phone
Victoria Ollison email 501-320-6276
Tommy Branch | Unit Manager email 501-320-6117

CNA Training Reimbursement

Name Email Phone
Victoria Ollison email 501-320-6276

Complaints

Name Email Phone
Fay Garland email 501-320-6241

Criminal Background Check

Name Email Phone
Tommy Branch | Unit Manager email 501-320-6117

Discharge Appeals

Name Email Phone
Teresa Crowder email 501-320-6271

Enforcement (Nursing Facilities - Federal)

Name Email Phone
Lori Hobbs email 501-320-6242

Form 704 - Medical Needs Determination for Nursing Facility Placement/Waiver

Name Email Phone
Lori Rose email 501-320-6398

Freedom of Information

Name Email Phone
Wanda Goree email 501-320-6119

ICF/IID Placement Determinations

Name Email Phone
Sandrae Nicholson email 501-320-6274
Lori Rose | Unit Manager email 501-320-6398

MDS/RAI

Name Email Phone
Melody Jones-Blackwell email 501-320-6495

MDS Upload

Name Email Phone
Abbie Palmer email 501-320-6278
Mark Kilburn email 501-320-6260

Medical Needs Determination/PASRR

Name Email Phone
Lori Rose email 501-320-6398

Medical Need Determinations for Waivers - Alternatives for Adults with Physical Disabilities | Assisted Living | ARChoices | HCBS

Name Email Phone
Sandrae Nicholson email 501-320-6274
Lori Rose email 501-320-6398

Medicare/Medicaid Bed Certification

Name Email Phone
Kenneth Hanft email 501-320-6194

Nursing Facility Administrator Program

Name Email Phone
Jean Adams email 501-320-6411

Nursing Facility & ICF/IID Licensure

Name Email Phone
Kenneth Hanft email 501-320-6194

Nursing Facility & ICF/IID DON Changes

Name Email Phone
Kenneth Hanft email 501-320-6194

Nursing Facility Survey Review

Name Email Phone
Sandra Broughton | Unit Manager email 501-320-6182
Marilyn Taylor email 501-320-6269
Connie Lowe email 501-320-3932
Denita Takasaki email 501-396-6408
Candice Carroll email 501-320-6449
Amanda Smith email 501-320-3963
Rodney Raper | Plans of Correction email 501-320-6281

Nursing Facility State Survey

Name Email Phone
Melody Jones-Blackwell email 501-320-6438
Stacey Williams email 501-320-6460
Name Email Phone
Sandra Broughton email 501-320-6182

Staff Development

Name Email Phone
Lisa Thomas email 501-320-6396

TEFRA

Name Email Phone
Lori Rose email 501-320-6398
Arkansas Department of Human Services
Arkansas Department of Human Services

Arkansas Department
of Human Services
(501) 682-1001

TTY: 1-800-285-1131 or dial 711 for Arkansas Relay Service

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