The operations manual should be an addendum to your business plan.
It describes daily core processes that include intake of new residents, daily schedules, administration and storage of medication.
The application process requires you to demonstrate a clear plan for how you will serve the residents, keep them healthy and safe, and enrich their lives.
Your business plan states who you are and why you are the person to run this company.
In many cases, starting a group home may mean becoming a registered provider with your state and meeting a variety of licensing requirements.
Starting a group home can require creative financing.
Safety, first aid and emergency procedures are also included.
Now that you have the legal entity and a comprehensive business plan with an operations manual, complete the appropriate state licensing application process.
Visit the correct state entity to obtain the proper licensing requirements.
Register your group home as a legal business in the state via the secretary of state's website.