Day Activity and Health Services (DAHS)

What are Day Activity and Health Services?

Licensed Day Activity and Health Services facilities provide daytime services, up to 10 hours per day, Monday through Friday, to people who live in the community. Services address physical, mental, medical and social needs.

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Texas DAHS Directory

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Information & Provider Letters

Case-sensitive. Use commas to separate multiple entries.
Note: These files are in PDF format unless otherwise noted.
Number Title/Notes Date Published
PL 2019-10 Enforcement of Requirements Related to Training of Staff Who Care for Individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease or Related Disorders
PL 2019-11 New Policy, Rules and Training Mailbox
PL 2019-06 Retired Day Activity and Health Services Provider Letters
PL 2019-02 Handbooks Discontinued; Instructions for Requesting Rules
PL 2019-01 Acceptable Documentation for a Criminal History Check

Note: Replaces PL 09-05 and PL 13-02

PL 2018-26 Providing Access to Electronic Health Records

Note: Replaces PL 18-10

PL 2018-25 Delayed-Egress Locks
PL 2018-24 Rules related to License Terms and Survey Frequency
PL 2018-23 Adopted Rules related to Licensing Enforcement and Staff Training
PL 2018-15 New Web-based Licensure System - Texas Unified Licensure Information Portal (TULIP)