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Residential Facilities Provider Type Definitions

Adult day health care facility: A facility providing adult day health services during a portion of a continuous twenty-four hour period for compensation on a regular basis for five or more adults not related to the proprietor.
Assisted living facility: A residential care institution (see definition below), including adult foster care, that provides supervisory care services, personal care services or directed care services on a continuing basis.
Assisted living center: An assisted living facility (see definition above) that provides resident rooms or residential units to eleven or more residents.
Directed care services: Programs and services, including personal care services, provided to persons who are incapable of recognizing danger, summoning assistance, expressing need or making basic care decisions.
Personal care services: Assistance with activities of daily living that can be performed by persons w/o professional skills or professional training and includes coordination or provision of intermittent nursing services and the administration of medications and treatments by a licensed nurse.
Supervisory care services: General supervision, including daily awareness of resident functioning and continuing needs, the ability to intervene in a crisis and assistance in the self-administration of prescribed medications.
Assisted living home: An assisted living facility (see definition above) that provides resident rooms to ten or fewer residents.
Directed care services: Programs and services, including personal care services, provided to persons who are incapable of recognizing danger, summoning assistance, expressing need or making basic care decisions.
Personal care services: Assistance with activities of daily living that can be performed by persons w/o professional skills or professional training and includes coordination or provision of intermittent nursing services and the administration of medications and treatments by a licensed nurse.
Supervisory care services: General supervision, including daily awareness of resident functioning and continuing needs, the ability to intervene in a crisis and assistance in the self-administration of prescribed medications.
Residential care institution: A health care institution other than a hospital or a nursing care institution which provides resident beds or residential units, supervisory care services, personal care service, directed care services or health-related services for persons who do not need inpatient nursing care.
Respite care services: Services provided by a licensed health care institution to persons otherwise cared for in foster homes and in private homes to provide an interval of rest or relief of not more than thirty days to operators of foster homes or to family members.
Unclassified health care institution: A health care institution not classified or subclassified in statute or in rule that provides medical services, nursing services, or health-related services.
Adult Therapeutic Foster Home:
Juvenile Group Home:
Psychicatric Hospital:
Shelter for Victims of DV:
Residential Treatment Center:
RTC:
Sub-Acute:
Outpatient Clinic:
Specialized Transition Agency:
Sub-Acute:
Outpatient Clinic:
Level 2 Residential:
Residential:
Outpatient Clinic:
Level 2/Level 3 Residential:
Behavorial Health Residential:
OPC:
Rural Substance Abuse Transition:
Transitional Level 4 Domestic Violence Center:
Transitional Agency:
Outpatient Clinic:
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