Rights of Residents in Assisted Living Residences
source: New York State Department of Health
3 pages; languages: English
from the brochure: "RESIDENT’S RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBLITIES SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:..."
source: NY Connects: Choices for Long Term Care
from the web page: "In recent years, the choice in housing alternatives for seniors has grown because of an increasing number of elders seeking living environments that match their needs and preferences..."
What is Assisted Living?
source: Empire State Association of Assisted Living
from the web page: "...assisted living, combines independence, choice and privacy with personalized, supportive care in a congregate, residential setting. It is a special combination of housing, personalized support services, health-care services and 24-hour supervision..."
also at Empire State Association of Assisted Living:
Assisted Living in New York State
from the brochure: "When choosing an assisted living community, consumers should review the following criteria..."
from the web page: "The following is ALFA's consumer checklist of important services, amenities and accommodations in assisted living communities. Every community is unique. We recommend making several visits, at various times of day, to each residence you are considering..."
Assisted Living in New York State: A Summary of Findings
source: Long Term Care Community Coalition
from the publication: "...(October 2001) Assisted Living Project is an extensive, three-year study of the New York State, assisted living industry. For this study, assisted living facilities were defined as group-housing arrangements that reported to provide or arrange for such personal care services as help with daily-living activities such as bathing, dressing and toileting, etc. Therefore, adult homes, enriched housing, and other facilities providing such services fell within the study’s scope...."
also at Long Term Care Community Coalition (Assisted Living 411 ):
Guide for Potential Residents:
24 pgs; languages: English
from the brochure: "...helps potential residents and their families choose an assisted living community that is the right for the resident..."
The Guide for Current Residents
24 pgs; languages: English
from the brochure: "...helps people already in assisted living assess whether their residence meets their expectations and suggest ways to work with staff and othe residents to make it better."
MAKING AFFORDABLE ASSISTED LIVING A REALITY
12 pgs; languages: English
from the brochure: "A white paper for state policy makers"
Alzheimer's Association New York Chapters
source: Alzheimer's Association
2 pages; languages: English
from the web page: "The following office(s) serve your area. Click on the office location nearest you to be redirected to your local Alzheimer’s Association site. Call us toll-free anytime day or night at 1.800.272.3900..."
New York Family Caregiver Support Facts at a Glance
source: National Conference of State Legislatures
from the web page: "Older Population... Adults with Disabilities ... Children Raised by Grandparents... Informal Caregiving..."