AGING AND LONG-TERM SUPPORT ADMINISTRATION
Assisted Living Facility Service Packages
Assisted Living Facilities that provide care for state-funded (Medicaid) residents offer one or more of the following service packages. These service packages help you understand what options or services a Assisted Living Facility provides.
Adult Residential Care (ARC)
This service package includes helping a resident who is able to take his/her own medication but needs some help (e.g. a reminder to take it or the medication handed to him/her) and personal care (e.g. bathing, dressing, personal hygiene). Residents who need to be monitored for their safety may get limited supervision.
Enhanced Adult Residential Care (EARC)
This service package includes all of the services as listed in the Adult Residential Care (ARC) package above and help for a resident who can’t take his/her own medication (medication administration). Some type of nursing care must be provided occasionally. No more than two people will share a room.
Enhanced Adult Residential Care - Specialized Dementia Care Services
This service package includes all services as outlined in the Enhanced Adult Residential Care package above and additional services for a resident with dementia. Learn more about this program.
This service package includes a private apartment. Some type of nursing care must be provided occasionally and help is available for medication administration and personal care.