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Sister was diagnosed by her doctor who recommended that she have live in because she was unable to take care of herself, i.e., cooking, bathing, etc. daily care.

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Or the caregiver as a medical expense for your sister?
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Are you talking about taking sister as a dependent or her live in caregiver as a dependent?
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Sorry I thought you mean you wanted to claim sister as a dependent. See your second question for the details.
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You would have to provide MORE than half of their support. So if sis gets 800 a month in Social Security, you need to prove you spend MORE than 9600 a year supporting her. Now if you live with her, that is going to be hard to prove, since she is providing you with shelter.
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