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What is a Home for Individual Residential Care?

In Nevada, these are the smallest, most private of all residential care facilities.
 

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According to the Nevada Bureau of Health Care Quality and Compliance, Homes for Individual Residential Care are licensed private residences and allow for exceptional personal attention to the needs and desires of residents. They are small: limited to only two beds. Care is provided in a safe, comfortable and home-like environment.

Care is provided in a safe, comfortable and home-like environment.

Caregiver(s) must be present 24/7, and the caregiver-to-resident ratio has to be at least 1-to-2.

HIRCs tailor their services to meet the needs of their residents. Standard services include bathing, dressing, meals, medication management, incontinence care, assisted dining, housekeeping and laundry. The HIRC may offer extra services like transportation to medical appointments, recreational activities, catheter and colostomy care, gastric tube feeding, personal shopping, mild dementia care and diabetic management.



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