Residential care home/nursing home - notification of change of operator

German version

General information

Homes are facilities where at least three people are housed permanently or for a determined period of time, receive support and, if necessary, nursing care, and may also be treated by a physician.

The Vienna City Administration must be notified in advance if the operator of the facility changes.

Data protection

For information on data protection and your data protection rights as an individual please visit: Data Protection Notice (German)

Requirements

  • The new operator or person acting on their behalf must be trustworthy
  • The new management must own or have the right to use the property

Deadlines

The documents must be submitted three months before the planned change.

Contact

Social Welfare, Social and Public Health Law (MA 40) (German)
Section Nursing Home Supervision
1030 Vienna, Thomas-Klestil-Platz 8
Phone: +43 1 4000-40771
Fax: +43 1 4000-99-40779
E-Mail: heimaufsicht@ma40.wien.gv.at

Opening hours: Monday to Friday 7.30 am to 3.30 pm
Appointments can be made by phone.

Procedure

  • The Vienna City Administration must be informed in writing no later than three before the change including the pertinent documents and confirmations. The old operator must notify the authority of the plan to transfer the operation to the new operator, while the new operator must notify the authority of the plan to assume operation of the facility.
  • The authority will determine within three months of receipt of the notification and the required documents whether the new operator or person acting on their behalf is trustworthy and whether the new management owns or has other rights to use the property (as per 1991 General Administrative Procedure Act).
  • Depending on the results of this verification the change will be either permitted or prohibited.

Documents required

  • Details on the operators and any persons acting on their behalf (e.g., extract from the register of associations (German), extract from the company register (German), partnership agreement, etc.)
  • Details on the trustworthiness of the new operators and the persons acting on their behalf of the facility (police clearance certificate no older than three months of the managing director, board of directors, or managing secretary) (German)
  • Documents relating to the ownership or other rights to use the property

Fees

None

Form

Online form: Residential care home/nursing home - Notification of change of management (German)

Further information

The institution is under official supervision. The competent authority is the Vienna City Administration.

Legal basis:

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Social Welfare, Social and Public Health Law (Municipal Department 40)
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