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Assisted Living Facility I

 

 An Assisted Living Facility I (ALF I) provides 24-hr care, services and protective oversight to residents who are provided with shelter and board, and who may need assistance with activities of daily living which include eating, dressing, bathing, toileting, transferring and walking. The facility also provides oversight for storage, distribution, or administration of medications; and health care supervision under the direction of a licensed physician, and consistent with a social model of care.

A social model of care includes long-term care services based on the abilities, desires, and functional needs of individuals delivered in a setting that is more home-like than institutional and which promotes the dignity, privacy, independence, and autonomy of the individual. A licensed Nursing Home Administrator is required.This type of facility may accept or retain residents who require minimal assistance in their safe evacuation from the facility.

 

 

Assisted Living Facility II

 

An Assisted Living Facility II (ALF II) provides 24-hr care, services and protective oversight to residents who are provided with shelter and board, and who may need assistance with activities of daily living which include eating, dressing, bathing, toileting, transferring and walking. The facility also provides oversight for storage, distribution, or administration of medications; and health care supervision under the direction of a licensed physician, and consistent with a social model of care.

A social model of care includes long-term care services based on the abilities, desires, and functional needs of individuals delivered in a setting that is more home-like than institutional and which promotes the dignity, privacy, independence, and autonomy of the individual. A licensed Nursing Home Administrator is required An ALF II may accept or retain residents with an impairment that prevents their safe evacuation with minimal assistance only if the facility meets certain staffing requirements to assist in evacuations and include an individualized evacuation plan in the resident’s service plan.

 

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