Resources for Senior Living Providers 

TALA offers a wide array of resources to senior living communities in Texas. We hope that you take the opportunity to utilize the TALA website to view valuable industry information, career opportunities, learn of educational events and stay up to date with new assisted living trends in Texas.

The resources below should be helpful to providers. In addition to the below, TALA also offers a variety of resources to its members including exclusive member access to content and benefits through the member login. To learn more about TALA membership, visit our webpage at


Texas Health and Human Services

The Texas Health and Human Services (HHSC) is the main organization that governs the senior living industry in the state. 

Texas HHSC Long Term Care Assisted Living Facilities - Main Page

Texas Unified Licensure Information Program Login (TULIP)


Statues and Rules

Below are some key pieces of the state regulations for Assisted Living communities. 

Texas Administrative Code, Title 40, Part 1, Chapter 46: Contracting to Provide Assisted Living and Residential Care Services

Texas Administrative Code, Title 26, Part 1, Chapter 553: Licensing Standards for Assisted Living Facilities

Texas Administrative Code, Title 26, Part 1, Chapter 560: Criminal Convictions Barring Facility Licensure

Texas Health and Safety Code, Title 4, Chapter 247: Assisted Living Facilities

Texas Health and Safety Code, Title 4, Chapter 250: Nurse Aide Registry and Criminal History Checks of Employees and Applicants for Employment in Certain Facilities Serving the Elderly or Persons with Disabilities


Emergency Preparedness

Texas experiences a wide range of extreme weather and it is important to be ready for inclement weather. The state requires a number of steps to be taken by providers. 

HHSC LTC Providers Emergency Preparedness Homepage

Letters to Providers with New Emergency Preparedness Rules

PL 22-32: Title: Blackboard Connect Emergency Communication System (

Emergency Preparedness Checklist

What Disasters Might Affect Your Facility or Agency?

Core Function Eight: Resource Management

Texas Administrative Code Title 26, Part 1, Chapter 553, Subchapter E, Rule 553.275.


Incident Reporting

Provider Self-Reporting

PL 19-23 Types of Incidents Providers Must Report to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission

PL 20-20: Incident Submission Portal for Long-Term Care (LTC) Providers under Texas Unified Licensure Information Portal (TULIP)


Board of Nursing

Rules and Regulations relating to Nurse Education, Licensure, and Practice

Scope of Practice Decision Making Model

Texas Board of Nursing - Frequently Asked Questions - Delegation

Texas Board of Nursing - Delegation FAQ

Delegation-Principles.pdf (