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Cost of Oregon Adult Day Care Centers
According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average cost of adult day care in Oregon is $1,918 per month.
The monthly base rate for Oregon adult day care is typically higher when compared to neighboring states. Oregon is also more expensive compared to the national average.
This cost is the base cost for in Oregon. Additional fees beyond the base rate may apply.
Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States
Oregon Adult Day Care Information
In Oregon, adult day services are defined as a community-based group program which has been designed to meet the needs of adults who have impairments. Adult day care programs must offer individual plans of care. Comprehensive, nonresidential programs are designed to provide health, social and related support services in a safe and protective setting. Such services can be offered during any part of a day, but for less than 24 hours.
Oregon does not require either licensure or certification of adult day care programs. However, the state does have operating standards for adult day service providers which providers may comply with on a voluntary basis. All adult day care service providers, except for those licensed as long term care facilities, are required to register their programs with the Department of Human Services, Seniors, and People with Disabilities. When they register, service providers are stating their intent to voluntarily comply with the standards.
Oregon Adult Day Care Minimum Standards
The State of Oregon does not require specific licensed personnel, but it does require a staff to participant ratio of 1:4, depending on the program. As the number and/or impairment level of participants increase, the staff-to-participant ratio will be adjusted accordingly. The summary of adult day care standards in Oregon can be found here.
Oregon Adult Day Care Medicaid Waiver
The Oregon Aged and Disabled Waiver covers adult day services. Any provider listed in the stateís registry may provide these services if they meet Medicaidís general provider requirements.
Oregon Adult Day Care Resources
Oregon Association of Adult Day Services
Questions to Marcie Jones, President
Oregon Department of Human Services
Seniors and People with Disabilities Division
500 Summer St. NE E12
Salem, OR 97301-1073
List of Oregon Adult Day Care Centers
- 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