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If you are searching for an assisted living facility in Wisconsin, we hope we can help. Our list of Wisconsin assisted living facilities includes more photos, maps, details and other factors that can be important when choosing the best facility for yourself or a family member. We are also compiling reviews or testimonials from current residence in the facility. This in conjunction with the information available to you from Wisconsin social services can help you find the best, most affordable and most appropriate assisted-living center. Here are a few other quick tips. Start your search in the area nearest to the home of the future resident.
Moving to an assisted living facility is stressful enough without making the issue worse. Some seniors get disoriented when a make a significant change in their life. Compile a list of 10 to 20 possible options and then start doing your homework. Visit is many facilities as you can find time to do. There are your list down to your top two or three choices before you start asking for contracts and checking every detail. You can use the checklist on this site to help narrow your selection. In addition to location, other important factors in selecting an assisted living center bar safety, amenities and cost. Medicare does not cover the cost of assisted-living so make sure you understand all the costs associated with a temporary or permanent residency. You may also want to interview staff and residents personally to help make your decision. Regardless of how excellence the facility is, it is best to have an external advocate to routinely confirm that the standards at the facility are maintained.
Wisconsin Assisted Living Licensing
Assisted living facilities in Wisconsin are licensed by the Department of Health and Family Services in conjunction with the Bureau of Quality Assurance. assisted living facilities must be inspected at least every two years. To get a copy of and inspection report you can contact your local regional office. Phone numbers can be found at www.dhfs.wisconsin.gov/bqaconsumer/AssistedLiving/ALSreglmap.htm.
Wisconsin Assisted Living Complaints
To file a complaint or get information about existing complaints for a specific facility you can contact your regional office by getting the phone number from the website listed above. Try to reduce your list of potential assisted living facilities down to a minimum that for requesting complaint information.
This directory includes 3460 assisted living options for Wisconsin. Use the "Advance Search" to find the nearest 40 senior services based on your desired location or select a city and then choose a tab to see different types of senior care including nursing homes, Alzheimer's care centers, CCRCs, independent living, in-home and hospice care.
Here are the direct links to Eau Claire Nursing Homes, Fond du Lac Nursing Homes, Green Bay Nursing Homes, Madison Nursing Homes, Manitowoc Nursing Homes, Milwaukee Nursing Homes, Racine Nursing Homes, or use the advanced search and limit your results to Nursing Homes.