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Small and Medium Sized Senior Care Homes in the state of Wisconsin:

( Information included from the : Wisconsin Department of Health Services )

States Common Name(s) for Residential Senior Care Homes

Adult Family Homes 1-2 Beds (AFH)

  Adult Family Homes 3-4 Beds (AFH)

Community-Based Residential Facility 5-257 Beds (CBRF) .

Are Licensing or Legal Standards Required?

 Yes- Licensing and Certification is depenent upon the type of home.

How many Residents Accommodated?

Various licensing and certifications allow for 1-257 beds depending on home type.

Typical Staff-to-Patient Ratio

See Wisconsin Department of Health Services website.

Average Per Month Cost / Rate

 $2000.00 - $3500.00 per month. This cost can vary considerably. Also move in cost in many cases.

Is Nurse Staffing Typical?

Varies by type. See state website

How do Residents Typically Pay?

Private Pay, Medicaid, Long Term Care Insurance are typical. Contact individual home.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adult Family Homes In Wisconsin

 

What is an Adult Family Home in Wisconsin?

An Adult Family Home (AFH) in Wisconsin is a place where adults who are not related to the operator reside and receive care, treatment or services that are above the level of room and board and that may include up to seven hours per week of nursing care per resident. The minimum age requirement for residing in an Adult Family Home is 18 years.

  • This definition pertains only to three-bed and four-bed Adult Family Homes, which are regulated by the Department of Health Services Division of Quality Assurance.

  • One-bed and two-bed Adult Family Homes are regulated by individual county Human Services departments.

 

ADULT FAMILY HOMES (AFH) are a place where 1 or 2 and 3 or 4 adults who are not related to the operator reside and receive care, treatment or services that are above the level of room and board and that may include up to 7 hours per week of nursing care per resident. The number of beds is dependent on the type of license.

Department licensing specialists inspect Adult Family Homes every two years, via unannounced surveys. However, a facility may be visited between these inspections, if there are any complaints received by the department.

 

Community-Based Residential Facility

A Community-Based Residential Facility (CBRF) in Wisconsin is a place where 5 or more unrelated people live together in a community setting. Services provided include room and board, supervision, support services, and may include up to 3 hours of nursing care per week.

CBRFs range in size from 5 to 257 beds. The minimum age requirement for residing in a CBRF is 18 years. CBRF is a type of Assisted Living.

Wisconsin Senior Care Homes

Clearly there is a range of types of Senior Care Homes in Wisconsin with hundreds and hundreds to choose from. Contact us at Senior Home Search if you would like our assistance or more information. We are here to help.

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SOURCES INCLUDE:

Wisconsin Adult Family Home 1-2 Residents

https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/regulations/afh/1-2bed/index.htm

Wisconsin Adult Family Home Residents

https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/regulations/afh/introduction.htm

Wisconsin Residential and Community-Based Care Licensing and Certification

https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/regulations/residcare-index.htm

Wisconsin Adult Family Homes: Rules and Regulations

https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/regulations/afh/regulations.htm

Division of Quality Assurance (DQA) Bureaus and Offices

https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/dqa/sections.htm

 

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