Rhode Island Assisted Living

The city of Providence, RI (Rhode Island). The average cost of Assisted Living in Rhode Island is $5,325 per month. In Rhode Island there are 36 Assisted Living Facilities. We can help you find the best matches for your needs.

Rhode Island Assisted Living Facilities by Region

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Map of Rhode Island Assisted Living Facilities

Map of Rhode Island Assisted Living Facilities

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The first of the original 13 colonies to declare its independence from British rule on May 4, 1776, The State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations (better known simply as Rhode Island) is the smallest state in the nation by area measuring only 1,045 square miles. With more than one million people calling the state home, residents of Rhode Island assisted living enjoy all the amenities and services of a major urban area. Yet the Ocean State boasts many scenic beaches along the coastline of Narragansett Bay, which reaches from the Atlantic Ocean into the Port of Providence, offering residents a taste of laidback coastal living.

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Rhode Island defines an assisted living residence as any facility that provides lodging, meals and personal assistance to two or more adults. Personal assistance includes one or more of the following services:

  • Helping residents with activities of daily living such as bathing, eating, dressing, toileting and mobility
  • Medication management or administration of medication by licensed healthcare staff
  • Arrangement of health and supportive services
  • Monitoring residents’ health and safety
Assisted living residences can go by any name, such as sheltered care home or board and care residence, as long as they meet the established definition for assisted living.

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Communities providing assisted living in Rhode Island must be licensed by the state Department of Health and have at least one staff member on site and awake 24 hours a day. All assisted living employees must pass a criminal background check and workers who have regular contact with residents must also complete at least 10 hours of training in the following areas:Rhode Island Assisted Living

  • Medical emergency procedures
  • Aging-related behavior
  • Personal assistance
  • Assistance with medications
  • Resident safety
At assisted living homes that provide dementia care, employees must complete at least 12 hours of training on communicating effectively with dementia residents, understanding the types of dementia and managing behavior.