What is adult foster care?
Adult foster care is a licensed family setting for adults who are unable to live alone due to physical, emotional, or developmental impairments. The home provides 24-hour care for 1 to 4 functionally impaired residents.

Residents receive meals, support, supervision, and some assistance with personal cares and living skills as needed. There is a minimum room and board payment made to providers per month, which is set by the state.

In addition to room and board, a difficulty of care (DOC) rating is often justified. Adult foster care is not a therapeutic residential facility where a resident receives "awake night" or "nursing care assistance".

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1. What is adult foster care?
2. What are the requirements for adult foster care?
3. What does typical family adult foster care look like?
4. Are all adult foster care homes in a family setting?
5. What types of support do adult foster care providers receive?
6. What is a quick review of qualifications and regulations for adult foster care?