Assisted Living Level 1: 24 Hour

What is Assisted Living?

Arkansas Assisted Living Level 1

Assisted Living Level 1 facilities provide:

  • 24-hour staff
  • Assistance in obtaining emergency care
  • Help with social, recreational, and other activities
  • Assistance with transportation
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Three meals a day
  • Medication assistance
  • Home health services may be provided by a certified home health agency on a short term basis (generally covered by Medicare or other supplemental insurance plans)
  • Assistance to enable a resident to self-administer medications.

Assisted Living Level 1 facilities may not provide services to residents who:

  • Need 24-hour nursing services except as certified by a licensed home health agency for a period of 60 days with one 30-day extension
  • Are bedridden
  • Have transfer assistance needs that the facility cannot meet
  • Present a danger to self or others or engage in criminal activities