Definitions

Private Pay Assisted Living Homes: Private pay for assisted living in a home-like setting. These homes are licensed for 10 or fewer residents and offer a variety of services and amenities including private or semi-private rooms, meals, snacks, medication management, incontinence management, help with activities of daily living (i.e. bathing, dressing, grooming), a variety of activities and much more. These facilities vary in licensure from supervisory, personal, and directed care (i.e. memory care, traumatic brain injury, behavioral, ventilator and tracheotomy). In addition, they offer in home physicians, beauticians, podiatrists, and other mobile services the resident may need.

Private Pay Assisted Living Communities: Private pay for assisted living in a community environment. These communities are licensed for 11 or more residents and offer apartment style living. They feature various floor plans ranging from studio apartments to multi-room residences. They include a range of services and amenities including restaurant or buffet style dining, a variety of activities, and transportation. They also offer assistance services including medication management, incontinence management, help with activities of daily living (i.e. bathing, dressing, grooming), and much more. These facilities vary in licensure from supervisory, personal, and directed care (i.e. memory care, traumatic brain injury, and behavioral). In addition, they offer in home physicians, beauticians, podiatrists, and other mobile services the resident may need.

Arizona Long Term Care System (ALTCS) Assisted Living Homes: State-funded assisted living in a home-like setting. These homes are licensed for 10 or fewer residents and offer a variety of services and amenities including private or semi-private rooms, meals, snacks, medication management, incontinence management, help with activities of daily living (i.e. bathing, dressing, grooming), a variety of activities and much more. These facilities vary in licensure from supervisory, personal, and directed care (i.e. memory care, traumatic brain injury, and behavioral). In addition, they offer in home physicians, beauticians, podiatrists, and other mobile services the resident may need.

Arizona Long Term Care System (ALTCS) Assisted Living Communities: State-funded assisted living in a community environment. These communities are licensed for 11 or more residents and offer apartment style living. They feature various floor plans ranging from studio apartments to multi-room residences. They include a range of services and amenities including restaurant or buffet style dining, a variety of activities, and transportation. These facilities offer assistance services including medication management, incontinence management, help with activities of daily living (i.e. bathing, dressing, grooming), and much more. These facilities vary in licensure from supervisory, personal, and directed care (i.e. memory care, traumatic brain injury, and behavioral). In addition, they offer in home physicians, beauticians, podiatrists, and other mobile services the resident may need.

Behavioral Health Residential Facilities: Private Pay and/or state-funded assisted living for residents with a behavioral diagnosis (i.e. schizophrenia, bi-polar, depression) in a home-like setting. These homes are licensed for 10 or fewer residents and offer a variety of services and amenities including private or semi-private rooms, meals, snacks, medication management, incontinence management, help with activities of daily living (i.e. bathing, dressing, grooming), a variety of activities and much more. These facilities offer in home physicians, beauticians, podiatrists, and other mobile services the resident may need.

Skilled Nursing Facilities: Medicare funded, private pay and/or state-funded facilities that offer skilled care (i.e. physical therapy, occupational therapy, wound care, catheter care, IV antibiotics, etc.). These facilities are usually covered by medicare following a three-night stay in a hospital for a finite period of time depending on the progression of the patient and the medical insurance coverage.  Some skilled nursing facilities offer long-term care that can either be paid for privately or is state funded.  This is the highest level of care besides a hospital.

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