Committed to Excellence in Educating A.L.F. Executive Directors, Administrators, Managers & Staff
- State Licensing
- Quality Assurance
- Risk Management
- Fulfilling Compliance Needs

Training, Consulting & Risk Management Services

Florida Statutes 429 Part I requires owners of an assisted living facility to provide documentation within 90 days that a new administrator has completed the applicable core education requirements. The Agency for Health Care Administration enforces all mandatory staff training requirements.

President, Marlene D. Hunter is a Registered CORE TRAINING PROVIDER with the Department of Elder Affairs (Approval #001).
She is also a Certified Health Care Risk Manager(CHCRM) with a Master’s level college degree and a history of over 38 years as a professional educator with over 30 years of active service in the Assisted Living industry. The following is a list of expert services that A.L.F Consultant, Inc. provides:

Training Programs

  • A.L.F. Core Training for Administrators, Managers & Interested Professionals
  • Extended Congregate Care Initial Training and Continuing Education
  • Alzheimer's Levels I & II & Annual Continuing Education
  • A.L.F. Continuing Education Seminars Including Updated / New Regulations
  • Adult Family Care Home (A.F.C.H.) Basic Training
  • Adult Family Care Home (A.F.C.H.) Continuing Education Seminars
  • Staff Inservice Training Programs

Expert Consulting & Risk Management

  • A.L.F. Start-up and Initial Application and Survey Preparation
  • Re-licensure MOCK Survey / Inspections
  • Change of Ownership, Pre-Survey Inspections
  • Policies and Procedures Manuals for STANDARD, LNS & ECC Licenses
  • Risk Management Program Specifically Designed for A.L.F.s
  • Expert Witness for Law Firms
  • Emergency Management Including EEC Plan and Fire Safety Plans
  • AFCH Start-up and Initial Application Process
  • Nurse Registry Start-up and Initial Application Process & Maintenance of Compliance

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Take Your CEU's From Anywhere


This purchase will allow you to take the practice test only five times. The test is set to provide over 200 random questions with a pass rate of 75 percent. You will have 30 days to use all 5 attempts.


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Resident Admission & Discharge Criteria

How do you prevent, “ a bleeding” resident census in your assisted living community?

A complete and comprehensive evaluation of the status and needs of the prospective or existing assisted living residents will result in the best decision and for the best interest of the potential or existing residents for admission or discharge. 

This 3-Hour course presents both a refresher of state requirements, principles and new ideas to bear in mind and follow as you observe Assisted Living residents on a daily basis and as you evaluate prospective residents. 

Instructor/Sponsor, Marlene Hunter, M.S., CHCRM, is a Regulatory and Risk Management Consultant and who has been providing insight and guidelines to Assisted Living owners and employees for over three decades.  She understands the value of closing the “back door” to a bleeding resident census. 


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Employee and Resident Safety Awareness in ALFs

Is “SAFETY” a priority in your business or workplace?

 Safety awareness is critical to a very successful assisted living business, as a residence and workplace.  It is essential for all involved to recognize signs, exposures to risks and danger or risk or injury in order to plan and implement mitigation or prevention strategies.

 This 3-Hour course will help you improve your awareness and understanding of the various processes, safety guidelines and more.  Subsequently, with such knowledge, the quality of services and care provided to the residents in the assisted living environment will be increased significantly.

 Instructor/Sponsor, Marlene Hunter, M.S., CHCRM, is an A.L.F Risk Management and training expert since 1995. 


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Effective Risk Management for Assisted Living Facilities

Effective Risk Management is the key to saving money and increasing revenues in the Assisted Living Business.

 This 3-Hour course is developed for individuals who enjoy working in the human services industry.  It covers principles and methods mixed with common sense to reduce minimize or prevent exposures to liabilities while working in or operating an Assisted Living Business.

 As a former A.L.F Administrator, State of Florida regulator and a current Certified A.L.F Risk Management Consultant and educator since 1993, the Instructor/Sponsor, Marlene Hunter, M.S., CHCRM, finds her greatest satisfaction in the success of the course participant. 


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Classroom Training

Featured Classes

A.L.F. Consultant - Online Re-Education


This Program is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing for 26 hours of ALF Core Training, and is reported directly to CE Broker immediately after completion.

JULY 14 - 16, 2020  TUE - THUR  8:30 AM - 5:00 P.M.

JULY 17, 2020  FRIDAY  8:30 AM - 2:30 PM 


Springhill Suites By Marriott
3798 White Lake Blvd.
Naples, FL  34117

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12-HOUR A.L.F. CORE CONT. ED REFRESHER - Naples - July 15 & 16, 2020


July 15 & 16, WED & THUR  8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Springhill Suites By Marriott
3798 White Lake Blvd.
Naples, FL  34117




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This program is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing for 26 hours of Continuing Education Credits and is reported directly to CE Broker immediately after completion.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 11, 2020 SIGN IN 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY, AUGUST 12 & 13, 2020, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

FRIDAY, AUGUST 14, 2020, 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM


Garden Plaza
4251 Rock Island Rd.
Lauderhill, FL 33319
(954) 486-2150

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Inspirations From The
Mind Of God
To The Heart Of A Believer
A Book By: Marlene D. Barnes-Hunter