Care Homes in Austin

Facts About Residential Care Homes in Austin, TX

Residential Care Homes in Texas 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). austin

  • 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 Austin Care Home listings for you and your loved one to choose from. 

The Communities

There are multiple Residential Care Homes in Austin, Texas that may be a correct fit for you and your family. Click to see Care Home options in the Austin 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

Austin is the state capital of Texas and is a city that borders the Hill Country region. Some cities that are near Austin are Cedar Park, Round Rock, Marble Falls and many more. While in the Austin area, there are many fun things to do, such as visit the State Capitol, go to the Bullock Texas State History Museum and tour the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. The Austin area has many Adult Family Care Homes and is sure to meet the needs of you and your loved one.