Assisted living facilities are for people needing assistance
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Assisted living facilities are for people needing assistance with Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) but wishing to live as independently as possible for as long as possible. Assisted living exists to bridge the gap between independent living and nursing homes. Assisted living facilities offer help with ADLs such as eating, bathing, dressing, laundry, housekeeping, and assistance with medications. While Board and Care facilities are usually private homes, assisted living facilities are larger, some licensed for 400 seniors. You will find more social activities and outings. Usually residents of assisted living communities go to dining rooms for meals.
Most assisted living facilities create a service plan for each individual resident upon admission. The service plan details the personalized services required by the resident and guaranteed by the facility. The plan is updated regularly to assure that the resident receives the appropriate care as his or her condition changes.
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