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adult foster care

Long-term care for adults who are unable to live alone due to physical, emotional, or developmental impairments. This care is offered in a variety of settings, including a facility that resembles a family residence. Such a facility may have fewer regulations than a nursing home.
See also: care
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Adult foster care may be a cost-effective alternative to nursing homes or larger assisted-living facilities.
1991) (affirming agency refusal to renew license of adult foster care home in which residents were neglected, exploited, or abused).
Mehrotra and Kosloski (1991) identified four common assumptions underlying foster care placement: (1) Nursing homes have detrimental psychological and social effects; (2) a family setting is inherently superior to an institutionalized setting; (3) adult foster care homes represent a "least restrictive care environment"; and (4) foster care is a desirable part of a continuum of long-term care.
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We really put pressure on each other," said Williams, a musician, who also operates an adult foster care business and the Next Level basketball clinics.
1, the Enhanced Adult Foster Care plan allows most family members to be paid for taking care of an eligible relative over 16 years old who needs help with a combination of activities of daily living or management of certain behaviors.
The state's adult foster care program provides an alternative to traditional long-term care for members who are unable to care for themselves.
Last year's event, also held on Father's Day, raised about $150 for the Whiteaker council's general fund, said Keathley, a nursing assistant for an adult foster care home.
Contractor name : BAR S RANCH ADULT FOSTER CARE HOME LLC

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