Is a form of long term care services that provides a combination of housing, personal care services, and health care designed to respond to individuals who need assistance with normal daily activities in a way that promotes maximum independence.
(RCFE) /Assisted Living. Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFEs) — sometimes called “Assisted Living” or “Board and Care” facilities—are non-medical facilities that provide a level of care that includes assistance with activities of daily living.
Board and care homes are houses in residential
neighborhoods that are equipped, adapted and staffed to care for a small number of residents, usually between two and 10. These homes provide comparable care to what’s offered at assisted living communities but usually less than what a nursing home provides.
A skilled nursing facility is an in-patient rehabilitation and medical treatment center staffed with trained medical professionals. Such facilities provide the medically-necessary services of nurses, physical and occupational therapists, speech pathologists, and audiologists.