Assisted Living/Personal Care

Background and Trends in AL/PC in the U.S. and PA

Assisted Living Residences and Personal Care Homes in Pennsylvania provide important services to their residents every day, allowing vulnerable individuals to maintain maximum independence in a safe environment. Explore this page to learn more about these care settings in Pennsylvania and nationally.

Research and Data

A Comparison of Pennsylvania’s Personal Care Home and Assisted Living Regulations

This PHCA publication provides providers and consumers an easy to understand guide to navigate the difference between the regulations for Assisted Living (2800) and the longstanding Personal Care Home regulations (2600).

Long-Term Care Services in the United States: 2013 Overview

This National Center for Health Statistics report presents descriptive results from the first wave of the National Study of Long-Term Care Providers (NSLTCP), which was conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS). Data presented in this report are drawn from five sources: NCHS surveys of adult day services centers and residential care communities, and administrative records obtained from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on home health agencies, hospices, and nursing homes. This report provides information on the supply, organizational characteristics, staffing, and services offered by providers of long-term care services; and the demographic, health, and functional composition of users of these services. To see all publications based on this survey, go to: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nsrcf.htm

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