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Assisted Living Services

Assisted Living Residence

These services are available if you are in an assisted living facility, and include:

  • Chore services
  • Homemaker services
  • Managing and giving medications
  • Personal care services
  • 24-hour on-site staff who will:
    • Meet your needs in a way that allows for respect, dignity and independence
    • Provide supervision, safety and security

An assisted living residence (ALR) is a facility that is approved by the Department of Health to provide:

  • Apartment-style housing
  • Assisted living services
  • Group dining

Each apartment-style unit includes a/an:

  • Front door that can be locked from inside
  • Private bathroom
  • Small kitchen (kitchenette)
  • Unfurnished bedroom

In an ALR, you can get to your own apartment kitchen and the facility’s pantry at any time to get food and drinks.

You cannot receive this service at the same time as:

  • Adult day health services
  • Adult family care (AFC) services
  • Assisted living program (ALP)
  • Attendant care
  • Caregiver/participant training
  • Chore services
  • Home-Based Supportive Care (HBSC) Services
  • Home-delivered meals
  • Personal Emergency Response System (PERS)
  • Residential modifications
  • Respite care
  • Social Adult Day Care (SADC)
  • Social and recreational activities in a group

Assisted Living Program (ALP)    

These services are available if you are in a publicly subsidized assisted living facility and include:

  • Chore services
  • Managing and giving medications
  • Homemaker services
  • Personal care services
  • 24-hour on-site staff who will – 
  • Meet your needs in a way that allows for respect, dignity and independence
  • Provide supervision, safety and security

You are responsible for paying your monthly rent payments and utility bills, as well as for your own meals and other household items.

You cannot receive this service at the same time as:

  • Adult family care (AFC)
  • Assisted living services
  • Caregiver/participant training
  • Chore services
  • Home-based Supportive Care (HBSC)

Comprehensive Personal Care Home     

A Comprehensive Personal Care Home (CPCH) is a facility that’s approved by the Department of Health to provide:

  • Assisted Living Services
  • Room and board
  • Arrange for resident transportation to and from health care services

In a CPCH:

  • The stove in the kitchen can be removed if it is a safety hazard
  • There is a front door that can be locked from inside
  • You can get to your own apartment kitchen at any time to get food and drinks
  • You may share a unit with another person (no more than 1)

You cannot receive this service at the same time as:

  • Adult Day Health services
  • Adult Family Care (AFC) services
  • Assisted Living Program (ALP)
  • Attendant Care
  • Caregiver/Participant Training
  • Chore Services
  • Home Based Supportive Care (HBSC)
  • Home-Delivered meals
  • Personal Emergency Response System (PERS)
  • Residential Modifications
  • Respite care
  • Social Adult Day Care (SADC)
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Last Updated On: 4/20/2021