A licensed facility where supervisory care or personal care is provided to four or more persons.
A facility licensed by the Ohio Department of Health to provide accommodations for 17 or more unrelated adults and personal care services for three or more of those residents; or accommodations and personal care services for three or more residents, and supervision of special diets of the administration of medication to at least one resident.
A residential living arrangement that provides individualized personal care and health services for people who require assistance with activities of daily living.
A state or federally licensed, accredited or certified institution that has met the criteria as a residential care facility by the State of Oregon or Clark County, Washington.
A long-term care facility that provides 24 hour care for persons who are able to care for themselves with minimal assistance. The facility provides shelter, board, and protective oversight. Residents must be able to self-transfer and mentally and physically negotiate a pathway to safety in the event of an emergency. Some residential care facilities offer storage and distribution or administration of medications.
A structured, 24-hour care facility with staff that provide psychological services to help severely troubled children overcome behavioral, emotional, mental, or psychological problems that adversely affect family interaction, school achievement, and peer relationships.
an out-of-home care option for elderly persons who are no longer able to live alone and independently, but do not require skilled nursing care. RCFs typically provide assistance with personal hygiene, grooming, and other activities of daily living, as well as recreational and social services.
A facility licensed as a residential care facility for the elderly or a residential care facility as defined in the Health and Safety Code. Outside California, eligible providers are facilities that meet applicable licensure standards, if any, and are engaged primarily in providing support needs resulting from impairment in activities of daily living or impairment in cognitive ability and which also provide care and services on a 24-hour basis, have a trained and ready-to-respond employee on duty in the facility at all times to provide care and services, provide three meals a day and accommodate special dietary needs, have agreements to ensure that residents receive the medical care services of a physician or nurse in case of emergency, and, have appropriate methods and procedures to provide necessary assistance to residents in the management of prescribed medications (CIC 10232.92 [a]).
A facility licensed by the Massachusetts State Department of Public Health to provide supervision for individuals who do not routinely require nursing or medical care. Also known as a rest home.
A facility which provides room and board, assistance with personal care and any necessary supervision.
A generic term for a group home, specialized apartment complex or other institution that provides care services where individuals live. The term is used to refer to a range of residential care options including assisted living facilities, board and care homes and skilled nursing facilities. For more information, click on Assisted Living.
A facility that provides 24-hour care and services sufficient to assist a minimum of three residents with personal needs that result from the inability to perform ADLs (Activities of Daily Living) or from severe cognitive impairment, provides at least two meals per day, has formal arrangements for emergency medical care, and has appropriate procedures in place for the administration of prescribed drugs where allowed by law. All residential care facilities (also known as assisted living facilities, adult care facilities, assisted living residences) that are licensed or certified and legally operating within the appropriate jurisdiction are deemed to be eligible for benefit payments.
Group living arrangements that are designed to meet the needs of people who cannot live independently, but do not require nursing facility services. These homes offer a wider range of services than independent living options. Most provide help with some of the activities of daily living. In some cases, private long-term care insurance and medical assistance programs will help pay for this type of service.