Assisted living home costs are covered by the resident’s private funds, long-term care insurance, and/or Medicaid. Medicaid, known as ALTCS in Arizona, is a government-funded program that provides health care coverage for low-income individuals and families.
In Arizona assisted living homes, or senior group homes, are licensed for up to 10 residents. Some areas, such as the city of Chandler, are restricted to 5 residents.
The staffing of homes depends on the size and residents level of care. Homes with residents that need more care will require more staff to ensure that all of the necessary tasks are completed. Some homes may only require one or two staff members. The staff may include a manager or administrator, cooks, and caregivers.
Residents’ needs are assessed in a variety of ways, depending on the type of care they require. In general, the assessment process involves gathering information about the individual’s physical, mental, and emotional health, as well as their social and environmental needs. The first step in assessing a resident’s needs is to conduct a comprehensive assessment.
Care plans are developed and implemented to ensure that the needs of individuals are met in a safe and effective manner. They are designed to provide a comprehensive approach to care and support, enabling individuals to remain as independent as possible. The first step in developing a care plan is to assess the individual’s needs. This involves gathering information from the individual, their family and other professionals, such as doctors, nurses and social workers.
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