Residential Care Facilities
- More than 50 in the metropolitan area
- Rent ranges from about $2,000 to $10,000 a month
- Some Medicaid facilities
- Assistance with medication management, bathing, dressing
- Limited assistance with incontinence, behavior and mobility
- Residents hire outside help, if necessary
- Some shared rooms
- One aide for about every 15-25 residents during the day
- At least one aide for every 30-50 residents at night
- Ask for Uniform Disclosure Statement
What are they?
Who regulates them?
Oregon Aging and People with Disabilities Program regulates Residential Care Facilities.
Monitoring visits occur every two years. Check here for substantiated complaints of abuse and neglect: https://ltclicensing.oregon.gov/Facilities
Who lives in them?
Elders in need of assistance with activities of daily living live in Residential Care Facilities. Several Residential Care Facilities have a significant population of younger persons with disabilities.
What time of care of provided?
Residential Care Facilities can provide assistance with medication management, bathing, dressing, behavior, incontinence and ambulation. A number of Residential Care Facilities are locked to prevent residents from wandering.
Some Residential Care Facilities specialize in the care of individuals who are suffering from a chronic mental illness.