Adult Foster Home Provider Tools
Aging and Physically Disabled
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Quality, community-based foster home care for seniors and adults with physical disabilities.
The materials on this site have been developed for care providers working in adult foster home settings, but may also be useful for adult foster home licensers, case managers and other industry-related or interested parties.
Adult foster home care in Oregon
When elderly people or adults with physical disabilities are no longer able to care for themselves in their own homes, adult foster care is an option. Adult foster homes are single family residences that offer 24-hour care in a home-like setting.
The goal of an adult foster home provider is to provide a resident's necessary care while emphasizing his/her independence, choice dignity and decision making. AFH caregivers also provide friendship and the opportunity for the resident to reside in a safe and caring environment.
Review the APD Adults and People with Physical Disabilities Adult Foster Home Program Overview to learn more about:
- Care and services provided in adult foster homes
- Oversight of adult foster homes
- Becoming an adult foster home provider
- Benefits and disadvantages of becoming an adult foster home provider
- Classifications of adult foster homes
- Payment options for adult foster home providers
- House Rules