Assisted Living in Alabama
The AgingCare.com Assisted Living Directory features consumer reviews, photos and descriptions of services offered by each facility in Alabama in order to help you find the right accommodations and care for your loved one. AgingCare’s average customer rating for communities in Alabama is 4.3 stars based on 316 consumer reviews.
There are over 252 assisted living facilities to choose from in Alabama. The average cost for assisted living in Alabama is $3,075 per month, which is below the national average of $3,892 per month.
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Information and Resources for Assisted Living in Alabama
|Alabama facilities listed in the AgingCare.com Assisted Living Directory||252|
|Assisted Living Regulating Body||Alabama Department of Public Health, Bureau of Health Provider Standards|
|% of Population with Alzheimer's||12%|
How Do You Pay For Assisted Living in Alabama?
Care in a Alabama assisted living community is typically paid for by a resident’s private funds (e.g. savings, 401(k), pension, Social Security, etc.), long-term care insurance, and in some cases, VA benefits.
Medicaid in the state of Alabama does not currently provide financial assistance for individuals in assisted living. Rather, the state’s Medicaid program offers alternative resources to help older individuals remain living in their homes.
Alabama Assisted Living Licensing Regulations
|Department Charged with Licensing and Inspections||Alabama Department of Public Health, Bureau of Health Provider Standards|
|Publicly Available Inspection Report Cards|
|Required Employee Screening|
|Frequency of Inspections|
|Upon Initial Licensing|
|Various Intervals Depending on Facility Performance|
|Following a Complaint|
How Do I Complain About Assisted Living in Alabama?
Long-Term Care Ombudsmen advocate for residents of nursing homes, board and care homes, assisted living facilities and similar adult care facilities. If you have a complaint regarding long-term care services, contact your local Area Agency on Aging to be connected with your ombudsman, who is trained to look into your complaints and resolve them. Additionally, Alabama has an Assisted Living Complaint Hotline to help concerned individuals report grievances.
|Mail:||Alabama Department of Senior Services|
P.O. Box 301851
Montgomery, AL 36130-1851