In 2012, Michigan began a new renewal inspection system.After creating an additional level of licensure for assisted living communities a year earlier, Georgia updated rules for personal care homes in January 2013, including new requirements for additional staff training, staffing above minimal standards, and a resident needs assessment upon move-in.Among those states are: Colorado, Georgia, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, and Washington.
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If you're opening a new assisted living facility to serve seniors, you're on the right track.
Make certain the person you ask for help is successful in the industry.
It's a good idea to get a job or volunteer time at a facility for at least a year to see if you enjoy the work and the people involved.
The industry includes many forms of living options; retirement housing with minimal medical support to full-blown nursing homes.
There are (estimated) 38,000 assisted living centers, 17,000 nursing homes, 2,200 "continued care retirement communities" and hundreds more "independent living" residences in the U.
New Jersey's Department of Health (DOH) collaborated with The Health Care Association of New Jersey Foundation to create a voluntary program called Advanced Standing.
The state also performs follow-up surveys based on a random sample.
The United States senior citizens will account for 20% of the nation's total population by 2030, up from just 12.4% in 2000. Assisted living is in demand now but in several years, it'll be over the top.
A drawback to the senior housing industry, from a business owner perspective, the business is challenging to get off the ground.