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Normandy Park WA Adult Family Home Placement and Referral Agency

Adult Family Homes in Normandy Park, WA are also known as Residential Care Homes and Board and Care Homes. Our elder/senior Adult Family Home placement and referral agency will help elder/seniors find private pay senior housing or the appropriate facility that will meet the care needs of the elderly.

There are many excellent adult family homes to choose from in Normandy Park WA, but we have selected three for your convenience. We are proud to have adult family homes listed with us who help residents achieve their maximum independence while maintaining quality care and protecting resident's rights.

Adult Family Homes provide full-time family-type living in a private residential home for up to six elderly persons or adults with a disability who are not related to the owner. The owner may live in the same house as the residents. The basic services include but are not limited to housing, nutritional meals, help with the activities of daily living, bathing, dressing, eating, walking, physical transfer, medication management or helping residents give themselves medications. They also provide the supervision of residents, arrange and provide transportation to health care services, health monitoring and social activities.

Normandy Park, WA Adult Family Homes offer residents a real residential home setting that is comfortable and secure. The caregiver’s staff-to-resident ratio is lower than an assisted living facility. Settings can vary from very luxurious homes with water views, to average size houses.

Most Adult Family Homes have one to two caregivers per shift, the owner being the back up. The caregiver is generally responsible for meals as well as for keeping the home clean.

Department of Social and Health Services have used Adult Family Homes for many years as the least restrictive and least expensive place to care for the aging population. Adult Family Homes are also used to care for people with mental health, dementia and developmental disabilities. Because of the wide range of services offered by Adult Family Homes, consumers should look closely at the programs of each care facility to see if the services will meet their needs.

Adult Family Homes are regulated at the state level. Each state has their own policies that define and regulate what care and services are required for an Adult Family Home to meet the state standards.

There are other senior living communities, facilities and agencies that serve elder/seniors in Normandy Park, WA. They are Assisted Living Facilities, Continuing Care Retirement Communities, Hospice Care facilities, Independent Living Communities, Memory Care facilities, Skilled Nursing Facilities and In-Home Care Agencies. Carewatchers an elder/senior housing placement and referral agency will help you locate any of these senior living options.

Our elder/senior adult family home placement and referral agency will help private pay residents find senior living communities and facilities in Normandy Park, WA.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




Senior Housing Facility Options

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Assisted Living Facilities

A typical assisted living facility resident would usually be an elder/senior citizen who does not need the level of care offered by a skilled nursing facility. Assisted Living Facilities provide more companionship and some assistance in day-to-day living.

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Continuing Care Communities

CCRC's aren't independent living communities, nursing homes or assisted living facilities. Continuing Care Communities are a combination of all of these care options, owned by private companies and staffed to provide a ''continuum of care''.

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Hospice Care Facilities

Hospice Care is more than a place of care, hospice is a unique kind of care for people with advanced illnesses. Hospice Care is a specialized care that accepts dying as the final natural stage of life, neither to speed up the dying process nor postpone it.

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In-Home Care Agencies

In-home care also known as home care, home health care and private duty home care. In-home care is considered non-skilled which means non- medical, home care and home health care is skilled care which means medical. Private duty home care is both.

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Independent Living Communities

Independent Living is simply any housing arrangement designed exclusively for seniors, generally those aged 55 and over. Housing can vary widely, from apartment-style living to freestanding homes. These communities are for seniors who need little or no care.

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Memory Care Facilities

Memory care is a term that refers to specialized care provided by some facilities to help elder/seniors and other individuals affected by memory impairment. Memory care communities are often incorporated as separate care units of assisted living facilities.

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Skilled Nursing Facilities

Skilled nursing facilities is the highest level of care for older adults outside of a hospital. Nursing homes provide what is called custodial care, including getting in and out of bed, and providing assistance with feeding, bathing, and dressing by skilled nursing.

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Residential Care Homes

Residential Care Homes are also known as Adult Family Homes, Adult Family Care Homes, Residential Care Facilities, Personal Care Homes, and Care Homes. All of which provide professional care for the elder/senior in a residential home setting.

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