Fort Collins Assisted Living Facilities
The State of Colorado maintains three
classifications for Assisted Living Residences:

  • Private Pay
  • Alternative Care Facilities (Medicaid-
    Certified Assisted Living Residences)
  • Residential Treatment Facilities
    (Intended for residents with severe and
    persistent mental illnesses.)

  •   Any Assisted Living Residence
    designed to care for 3 or more residents
    must be state licensed by the Colorado
    Department of Public Health and
    Environment (CDPHE).
Assisted Living Residences provide room, board and at least the following:
  • Personal services (Assistance with ADL's; arrangements for transportation, laundry, etc.)
  • Protective oversight
  • Social Care
  • Regular supervision available 365/24/7


Assisted Living Residence administrators must be at least 21 years of age and possess either
an acceptable level of combined education and experience - or - complete a state-approved 30-
hour certification program.


Assisted Living Residence staff members must be at least 18 years of age, earn a Certified First
Aid Certificate and within one month of employment have received training in assessment skills;
infection control; identification and proper handling of difficult behavior and situations; and
resident rights. Administrators and staff members must be fully trained in facility emergency and
fire escape plan procedures.

Criminal Background Checks

The owners, administrators and staff members of an Assisted Living Residence must all submit
to a fingerprint-based criminal background check. If a facility engages contracted staff
members, it is the facility's responsibility to ascertain each contractor on-duty at the facility has
had a criminal background screening performed by their employer.

Amenities and Services

Colorado Assisted Living Residences must provide 3 nutritionally-sound meals per day and
make snacks available throughout the day. Assisted Living Residences must have a minimum of
one full bathroom with appropriate safety provisions (grab bars, non-skid surfaces, etc.) per 6

For more information on Colorado Assisted Living Residence rules, regulations and
requirements, visit the CDPHE website at:


Featured Assisted Living Residences
Meadow View of Greeley is an Assisted Living
Facility providing unique, dedicated amenities
and services to seniors wishing to maintain their
independence in a safe, comfortable, supportive
living environment. With over 70 residential units,
(Meadow View's campus also contains an innovative Memory Care unit), Meadow View of
has served the community since 2004; they are a BBB accredited member with a
current "A" rating. ALF services include 3 daily chef-prepared meals; scheduled transportation;
assistance with ADL's; 24-hour on-call nursing staff; personal shopping service; on-site PT and
OT; laundry services and much, much more. Meadow View of Greeley's mission is to keep its
residents involved, happy and independent!
5300 29th Street, Greeley, CO 80634     |     (970) 353-6800
MacKenzie Place in Fort Collins, CO is a member of the Leisurecare
network of senior living communities. Offering a full-spectrum of senior
living options (Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care),
MacKenzie Place is an ideal environment for seniors who wish to buy or
rent in an elegant, service-oriented setting. MacKenzie Place offers a
full-range of amenities, which include assistance with ADL's; wellness
coordination and health maintenance programs; medication services; customized service plans;
in-house travel agency; excellent meals and dining services; leading-edge brain fitness
programs; social activities and entertainment plus much, much more!
4750 Pleasant Oak Drive, Fort Collins, CO 80525     |     (970) 207-1939