The decision to seek long-term care outside the home for a loved one can be very difficult for families. There are many kinds of residential facilities for adults and their families to choose from. Facilities are licensed and categorized based on size, services provided and population(s) served. Choose a specific facility should be researched and thoroughly discussed with the adult who will be living there.
The NC Division of Health Service Regulation offers information about adult care facilities including lists of all licensed facilities, facility STAR ratings and violations and penalties: