Alabama Adult Day Care
Cost of Alabama Adult Day Care Centers
According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average cost of adult day care in Alabama is $785 per month.
The monthly base rate for Alabama adult day care is typically lower when compared to neighboring states. Alabama is also less expensive compared to the national average.
This cost is the base cost for in Alabama. Additional fees beyond the base rate may apply.
Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States
Alabama Adult Day Care Information
Adult day care services, in Alabama, are provided to adults who are at risk of abuse, neglect, or exploitation or institutionalization. Adult Day Care offers supervised care in a protective setting for adults who are in need of supervision and/or care outside of the home for a portion of a 24-hour day. In Alabama, adult day care services may be provided by companies that are approved facilities that meet the Adult Day Care Minimum Standards specified requirements by the state of Alabama Department of Human Resources. This state does not require either licensure or certification of adult day care programs. Adult Day Care service providers must also identify those counties that will be served by their services.
Alabama Adult Day Care Minimum Standards
Alabama Adult Day Care minimum standards include the proper documentation of attendance and assessments and other items, an operating schedule that requires the facility to be open a minimum of seven hours per day, a proper emergency and disaster plan, and requirements for program content for the adult day service participants. The minimum standards also include requirements for proper nutrition for meals, snacks and beverages, identification of the health needs of the clients, proper social services attention, specific staffing requirements. Finally, the minimum standards require that adult day services must provide an acceptable means of transportation and the ability to provide a service plan for client referrals. The complete Adult Day Care Minimum Standards can be found at this url http://www.dhr.state.al.us/ for the Request for Proposal for Alabama Adult Day Care Services.
Specific Dementia Care Regulations
Alabama requires that providers discharge participants when the program of care can no longer meet their needs or when their condition presents an immediate and serious risk to the health, safety, or welfare of the participants or others.
Monitoring Requirements/Complaint Processes
An annual monitoring is conducted to ensure that providers are in compliance.
Alabama has one 1915(c) Medicaid waiver, the Elderly and Disabled Waiver, which provides adult day health care.
Alabama Adult Day Care Resources
A list of the approved Adult Day Care services in Alabama can be found here http://www.dhr.state.al.us/. For any questions regarding the requirements or approved providers of Adult Day Care in the state, the Department of Human Resources for the State of Alabama should be contacted.
State of Alabama
Department of Human Resources
S. Gordon Persons Building
50 Ripley Street
P.O. Box 304000
Montgomery, Alabama 36130
List of Alabama Adult Day Care Centers
East AL Services For The Elderly
Braxton Senior Care
Tri-County Adult Day Care
Silver Oak Adult Day Care LLC
Lomax-Hannon Adult Day Care Center
Huntsville Madison County Senior Center
Junior Educators Of Tomorrow Adc
Unity Baptist Adult Day Care Center
Crenshaw County Adc Center
Parkview Adult Day Health Services
- What is Adult Day Care?
- Benefits of Adult Day Care
- Services Offered in Adult Day Care
- Who uses Adult Day Care?
- Adult Day Care Staff
- Selecting an Adult Day Care Facility
- Community Based Adult Day Care
- What to Expect as an Adult Day Care Client