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Typically rooms, studio, 2½, 3½, 4½ apartments
These communities vary widely, and it is important to determine, what services are provided by a specific community. The term "Assisted Living" is not a well-defined term and it may change, based on the regulations and interpretations of the management and/or nursing staff providing care to an individual.
Consumers should not equate Assisted Living with "one-on-one care." Assisted Living subscribes to the concept that one or more care givers can provide support services to multiple residents.
The tasks are typically non-medical in nature such as assisting residents with activities of daily living (bathing, dressing toileting, medication reminders or management, and assistance to meals and activities.
Some Assisted Living communities offer much higher levels of care and provide support regarding transfer assistance (getting up out of a chair), or assistance with walking, using the bathroom, and incontinence care.