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In Indiana, assisted living facilities are popularly known as Residential Care Facilities. These are health care facilities which provide residential nursing care. Identifying potential health conditions and a diagnosis may be included. Supervising, administering, or evaluating regimens based on a diagnosis or prescribed by a physician may also be included. Staff may administer medications and provide nursing care.
Personal care and assistance with daily activities are to be provided at these facilities. Three meals a day are required, as well as appropriate activities for residents. Transportation may also be provided to community-based activities.
Residents thought to be a danger to themselves or others, are medically unstable, or need complete assistance with eating, transferring, or going to the bathroom may not be accepted to the facility.
Private residential units are required to offer at least 100 sq. ft. of living space. Shared occupancy units need to have at least 80 sq. ft. per individual. For facilities and additions built after July 1, 1984, no more than 4 beds may occupy a room. Residential Care Facilities licensed after April 1, 1997, must offer a private toilet, lavatory, and tub or shower in each unit.
A sufficient number of qualified staff must be on duty to meet the 24-hour need of the residents. At least one staff member who is CPR and first aid certified is required to be awake and on duty at all times. For every 50 residents, there must be at least one nursing staff available and on duty at all times for residential nursing services and for the administration of medication.
Home to the Indy 500 races and the University of Notre Dame, Indiana is known as the “Hoosier State”. With a population of over 6.7 million people, and almost 16% of those aged 65 and over, Indiana is the 17th most populous state in the U.S.
For more information on the licensure of assisted living facilities in Indiana, visit: http://www.in.gov/isdh/20227.htm Or http://www.in.gov/fssa/2329.htm