These licensed long-term care communities offer comprehensive, around-the-clock care and supervision for senior residents. Personal care communities are only available in specific states, such as Kentucky.
Retirement Communities > Personal Care Community
Personal care communities are a type of long-term care community in certain states, including Kentucky. Though more comprehensive than assisted living facilities, they are similar, still offering basic care to residents 24 hours a day. Under state authority, personal care communities must provide, at minimum, the following services to their residents:
In addition, personal care communities must provide residents with three meals a day. These meals must meet residents’ nutritional and dietary needs.
These homes are licensed by the Office of Inspector General.
Consider these statements below to determine if a couple of them describe you, or your loved one:
If most or all of the above statements apply, then a Personal Care Community may be a good option. You could also consider the following solutions:
If you or your loved one are in better health than these statements indicate, the following solutions may be a better fit:
If you or your loved one need more hands-on care, the following options may be a better fit:
Still not sure? Take our Care Assessment to see what care level may be best.
– Kathleen Glasgow