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Try searching by ZIP code to view adult day care centers including the surrounding areas. If the search area is too large, you can view adult day care facilities in only a single city in Wisconsin by selecting the city below.


Cost of Wisconsin Adult Day Care Centers

According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average cost of adult day care in Wisconsin is $1,408 per month.

The monthly base rate for Wisconsin adult day care is typically lower when compared to neighboring states. Wisconsin is also less expensive compared to the national average.

This cost is the base cost for in Wisconsin. Additional fees beyond the base rate may apply.

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Wisconsin Adult Day Care Information

Adult day care, in Wisconsin, is defined as a day program which provides the elderly and other adults with services when their caregivers are at work or need relief. Adult day care may be located in individual family homes, multi-use facilities such as churches, schools and senior centers, and free-standing centers. In Wisconsin, adult day certification is voluntary for non-Medicaid provider. Non-Medicaid providers do not have to be certified.

Wisconsinís certification standards are designed for adult day care programs operating in a multi-use facility that is not located in or connected to a nursing home, such as a residential care facility or hospital as well as adult day care programs located in or connected to nursing homes. Services may include, but are not limited to offering personal care and supervision, medical care, medication administration, transportation, activities designed to meet physical, social, and leisure time needs, and meals. Meals must be provided if residents are present five hours a day and such meals must be designed to meet 1/3 of the participantís nutritional needs for the day.

Wisconsin Adult Day Care Minimum Standards

Wisconsin requires non-licensed staff to consult with the prescribing practitioner or pharmacist if a staff member administers participantsí medications. Consultations might include information about each medication to be administered, and other requirements regarding storage and documentation must be met. The State of Wisconsin requires a staff to participant ratio of 1:6. If an adult day care center is certified, the DHS conducts surveys to determine compliance with certification standards.

Wisconsin Adult Day Care Resources

Wisconsin Adult Day Services Association
7500 W North Avenue
Wauwatosa, WI 53213
Phone (414) 464-3888
Fax (414) 464-9340

Wisconsin Department of Health Services
1 West Wilson Street
Madison, WI 53703
General Phone Number: 608-266-1865
TTY Phone Number: 888-701-1251.

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