Care Homes in Arlington

Facts About Residential Care Homes in Arlington, TX

In the state of Texas, Residential Care Homes are where food and shelter are provided to four or more persons, unrelated to the owner. Personal care services, assistance with or supervision of the administration of medication, and minor treatment under the direction and supervision of a physician are provided as needed. Personal care services include assistance with feeding, dressing, moving, bathing, and more. Limited facilities are designated as Type A, Type B, and Type C (also called Adult Foster Care facilities). arlingtontx

  • Type A facilities may only accept residents who are able to evacuate the premises unassisted, are able to follow directions under emergency conditions and do not require routine attendance during nighttime sleeping hours.
  • Type B facilities may accept residents who do not qualify for a Type A facility but only if these residents are not permanently bed fast.
  • Type C facilities are 4-bed facilities that meet the minimum standards and rules for enrollment in the DADS Adult Foster Care home program.

DADS (Department of Aging and Disability Services) inspects and regulates assisted living facilities. The department conducts routine inspections of licensed facilities and also conducts complaint investigations in these facilities. 

Other states may have similar names to describe Adult Family Care Homes, such as Adult Foster Care, Boarding Homes, Family Care Homes or Personal Care Homes. There are many Arlington Care Home listings for you and your loved one to choose from. 

The Communities

There are many Residential Care Homes in Arlington, Texas that may be a correct fit for you and your family. Click to see Care Home options in the Arlington area. These communities offer a home-like setting for seniors who need care in a low stress environment. Some additional services that may be provided in these communities include: daily meals, furnished rooms, daily housekeeping and transportation to events or doctors appointments.

The Area

Arlington is a city in Texas that is located in the Tarrant County. It is also part of the Mid-Cities region of the Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area, which is about 12 miles east of downtown Fort Worth and 20 miles west of downtown Dallas. Some cities that are near Arlington are Mansfield, Burleson, Irving and many more. While in the Arlington area, there are many fun things to do, such as go to Six Flags Over Texas, visit the Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts and tour the International Bowling Museum & Hall of Fame. The Arlington area houses many Adult Family Care Homes and is sure to meet the needs of you or your loved one.