Adult Residential Facilities provide 24-hour non-medical care for adults ages 18 through 59, who are unable to provide for their own daily needs. Residential Care Facilities are suited for adults and seniors who are physically handicapped, developmentally disabled, and/or mentally disabled.
Adult Residential Facilities (ARF) are also known as Services for the Physically and Mentally Impaired and Residential Care Homes for Adults. They are designed to treat adults who are mentally and/or physically disabled by providing mental health support services that will prepare clients for a more independent community living.
The services are provided in a residential setting according to the adult’s plan of care in a structured, comprehensive program that includes health and social services. They also have a multi-disciplinary, caring and friendly staff members who have the ability to supervise and provide residential care for all residents with various medical care needs.
Residential Care Facilities provide long-term stay for adults who are in need of treatment services, therapeutic activities and other activities that are tailored to fit the different care needs of the residents. In most cases, medication support, psychosocial evaluations, crisis intervention, progress reports, substance abuse education and other services that are designed to help improve the adult’s physical, social and mental conditions are available in these facilities.
Three nutritious and well-balanced meals and snacks are provided in all Adult Residential Care Facilities. Also, special diets for adult residents are provided upon request. Residents in these facilities also may enjoy educational and recreational trips, arts and crafts, games and activities.
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