Indiana Senior Housing & Care

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Indiana State Department of Health
2 N. Meridian Street
Indianapolis, IN  46204
(317) 233-1325
www.in.gov/isdh

State Commission on Aging
www.in.gov/fssa

Types of Housing/Care Search Definitions
Home Health Agencies Home Care A Home Health Agency includes a person that provides or offers to provide only home health services for compensation. Home health services include the following: nursing treatment and procedures, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, medical social services, home health aide services, and other therapeutic services.
Hospice Hospice Hospice Care is a public agency or private organization or subdivision of either of these that is primarily engaged in providing care to terminally ill individuals.
Nursing Facility/Long Term Care
Long Term Care A Nursing Facility is an institution which is primarily engaged in providing to residents: skilled nursing care and related services for residents who require medical or nursing care, rehabilitation services for the rehabilitation of injured, disabled, elderly or sick persons, or on a regular basis, health-related care and services to individuals who because of their mental or physical condition require care and services which can be made available to them only through institutional facilities, and is not primarily for the care and treatment of mental diseases.
Personal Services Agency
Home Care A facility that meets the definition of Assisted Living Facility but which is specially licensed and staffed to permit it to care for residents with a degree of cognitive impairment that would ordinarily make them ineligible for admission or continued stay in an assisted living facility.
Skilled Nursing Facility/Long Term Care Long Term Care  A Skilled Nursing Facility is an institution which is primarily engaged in providing to residents: skilled nursing care and related services for residents who require medical or nursing care, or rehabilitation services for the rehabilitation of injured, disabled, elderly or sick persons, and is not primarily for the care and treatment of mental diseases.
Residential Care Facilities (Assisted Living Facilities)
Care Homes  A Residential Care Facility is a facility that provides room, food, laundry, and occasional assistance in daily living for senior residents who need less service than the degree of service provided by a comprehensive care facility. There is an overall general supervision of health care, medications, and diets as defined in the written policies of the facility.

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