Live-in caregivers provide 24-hour supervision and assistance.
These homes offer many of the same services as more extensive assisted living facilities, but they do so in smaller, more home-like settings.
Many residential care homes employ or are run by, nurses. While residential care homes tend to provide less in organized activities than do larger assisted living facilities, the setting they offer is more intimate. The group dynamic is more family-like.
Residents may share the home with the operator’s family. In California, there are over 8,100 residential care facilities for the elderly. Residential care homes are licensed and surveyed by the State of California.
These smaller home settings typically include: