Assistance with personal care and bathing. Foster homes vary, both in range of services offered and in the provider’s qualifications. Adult Foster Care homes are inspected, licensed, and monitored by OCWCOG’s Senior and Disability Services staff, and governed by the Oregon Administrative Rules. Learn more about AFH Classifications. To receive an application, or for more information about providing adult foster care in Oregon, please contact your local adult foster home licensing office. What are the three classifications of adult foster homes? Adult foster home classifications in Oregon are primarily based on the experience and/or training of the providers.
Adult foster/care* homes. What are adult foster/care* homes? Adult foster/care homes are licensed single-family residences that offer 24-hour care in a homelike setting for up to five people. Adult foster/care homes serve individuals with a wide range of needs. They must be able to provide care . Foster home services are offered to a wide array of individuals with a range of capabilities and support needs and compensation varies correspondingly. Linn County DD is a designee of the State of Oregon in completing the initial and renewal licensing and certification processes and we are currently recruiting for both Adult and Child providers.
There are approx. 1500 Adult Foster Care/Family Homes through-out Oregon. All are licensed to take care of up to 5 seniors who need help with up to six Activities of Daily Living (ADLs): personal hygiene, mobility, eating, dressing, toileting, and behavior management. The care levels/classes range from 1 to 3. Prospective Foster Home Licensees. Ensuring Quality Care for Adult Foster Home Providers is a required training for all licensees, resident managers, floating resident managers and shift caregivers who intend to own, operate or work in APD-licensed adult foster homes. Find an EQC course - available in classroom and online formats.