But this task is made more challenging because assisted living communities are not regulated nationally like nursing homes. For example, in some states, as many as 25 hours of training are required for caregiving staff while other states have no training requirements.
A community that looks dazzling may in fact be offering substandard care.
When parents move to assisted living, we want to be certain they are well cared for.
Part of this peace of mind comes from understanding the rights of assisted living residents and the obligations of the assisted living community. state has its own laws, regulations and licensing standards for assisted living communities.
This can be very helpful if you have a full-time job, or small children at home that require care.
And a community that looks a little rough around the edges could be a gem.
To help you make a fully informed decision, we are posting each state’s assisted living licensing and regulation requirements on our website.
Applicants with a college degree from a foreign country may have their education evaluated for 'equivalency'.
Applicants for the Certified General credential must hold a Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university.