Wisconsin

Wisconsin icon

 

 

 

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

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

States Common Name for Residential Senior Care Home?

Adult Family Homes 1-2 Beds (AFH)

  Adult Family Homes 3-4 Beds (AFH)

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

Licensing or Leagal Standards Required?  Yes- Licensing and Certification is depenent upon the type of home.
How many Residents Accomadated? 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.
Typical Cost of Home?

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What is an Adult Family Home in Wisconsin (1-4 beds)?

An Adult Family Home 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.

 

What Services Are Provided by an Adult Family Home?

 

Adult Family Homes can admit and provide services to people of advanced age, persons with dementia, developmental disabilities, mental health problems, physical disabilities, traumatic brain injury, AIDS, Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse, correctional clients, pregnant women needing counseling and/or the terminally ill.

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.

 

What is a Community-Based Residential Facility in Wisconsin (5-257 beds)?

A Community-Based Residential Facility (CBRF) is a place where adults who are not related to the operator or administrator reside and receive care, treatment or services that are above the level of room and board and that may include up to three hours per week of nursing care per resident. Adults residing in a CBRF should not require care above intermediate level nursing care.

A CBRF is a place where five or more unrelated people live together in a community setting. 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.

What Services Are Provided by a Community-Based Residential Facility?

CBRFs can admit and provide services to people of advanced age, persons with dementia, developmental disabilities, mental health problems, physical disabilities, traumatic brain injury, AIDS, Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse, correctional clients, pregnant women needing counseling and/or the terminally ill.

 

 

More in this category: « Michigan Missouri »