Requesting Copies of Adult Care Facility Surveys

At the facility:
Per 18 NYCRR 486.2(l), operators are required to post “the inspection report for the most recent complete or summary inspection, and any related follow-up inspection reports, conspicuously in a public area of the facility which is accessible to residents and visitors”.

Freedom of Information Law (FOIL):
The New York State Department of Health (DOH) is committed to prompt disclosure of public records to ensure accountability to the public and to promote public participation in public health activities and decision-making.

The Freedom of Information Law (Public Officers Law, Article 6), is New York State's principal statute on providing for public access to the records of government. DOH's Records Access Officer is responsible for ensuring appropriate agency response to public requests for access to records. Visit the New York State Department of Health’s website to obtain a FOIL Request Form