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Overview of Small to Medium Sized Senior Homes as Licensed in the state of Alabama:

Source(s): Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH)


States Common Name for
Residential Senior Care Homes?

• Congregate Assisted Living Facility

Family Assisted Living Facility

Group Assisted Living Facility

Licensing or Legal Standards Required?  Yes
How many Residents Accommodated? Care for 2 – 3, up to 17 adults in a licensed home, depending on licensing
Typical Staff-to-Patient Ratio?  Varies according to home type
Average Per Month Home Rate?

Range from $3000.00 - $7300.00 per month depending on location, amenities and services provided. Also, move in costs may apply.

Is Nurse Staffing Typical? Dependent upon licensing type
How do Residents Typically Pay? Private Pay, Possibly Medicaid, Long Term Care Insurance, Other


Assisted Living Facilities in Alabama are:

An individual, individuals, corporation, partnership, limited partnership, limited liability company or any other entity that provides, or offers to provide, residence and personal care to three or more individuals who are in need of assistance with activities of daily living.

The Bureau of Health Provider Standards is Alabama’s regulatory agency responsible for licensing and/or certifying health care facilities. The Bureau consists of the Division of Health Care Facilities and the Provider Services Unit.

Note: This overview is based on information from a variety of sources including those listed here. Although we deem all of the information on this site as reliable, it is in no way guaranteed. State laws and regulations regarding senior living and assisted living may be updated or changed frequently. We strive to keep this information up to date for you. Please notify us if you feel there are any errors on this site. Thank You.

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