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Senior Care Housing Facility: Adult Foster Home (AFH)
Eugene - Springfield, Oregon

Adult Foster Home - Eugene, Oregon

Senior Care Adult Foster Homes are comprised of a community located in a family home that accepts up to five elderly or disabled residents. Adult Foster Homes offer a private or semi-private bedroom and a shared bathroom.  Senior Care Adult Foster Homes provide 24/7 caregiver help with all ADL, medication administration, three home-style cooked meals, and all household chores but very few structured social activities.

Senior Care Adult Foster Homes typically provide:

  • A home-like setting with no more than five residents
  • 24-hour live-in caregiver; one-two caregivers during the day
  • Caregiver sleeps at night and is not expected to provide care at night except in the case of an emergency
  • Medication administration
  • Private or semi-private (less common) rooms with shared bathrooms
  • All meals and housekeeping provided
  • Pay is based on level of care
  • Limited organized social activities
  • No nurse on site
  • Caregiver/residents ratio 1:5

Senior Care Adult Foster Homes are appropriate for a person who:

  • Has declined in physical and/or cognitive status
  • Needs help with dressing, bathing, toileting, and medication administration
  • Has poor safety awareness or a history of falls
  • Has mild dementia without behavior problems
  • Uses a walker (Some AFHs can take wheelchairs, including power chairs. Level 3 AFH will take a hoyer lift.)

Senior Care Adult Foster Homes are not appropriate for a person who:

  • Needs night-time care
  • Has dementia with behavior problems
  • Is at risk of wandering