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Residential Care

Residential care is provided in a home, often the care recipient’s own home; however, care may also be provided in other homelike environments such as a residential care home. More and more Americans are choosing to “age in place” and provide for their increasing care needs in their own home.

In-home care is a care option for those seniors who wish to remain in their own home.

A Residential Care Home is senior care in a large home where multiple seniors live in their own private rooms.

Hospice is a form of care to relieve pain for those suffering terminal illnesses.

Comparing In-Home Care, Residential Care Homes and Hospice Care

All three types of residential care take place in a homelike setting, even hospice care in a hospice facility. They all provide assistance with ADLs and IADLs and generally require professional care providers be brought in to provide specialized care services. Dealing with end-of-life issues, hospice care frequently brings in a variety of specialized care providers.

In a residential care home, staff to resident ratio is high when compared to assisted living, but isn’t the one-on-one care a person receives with in-home care. Since in-home care is provided in the privacy of your own home, you have total control over services and how they are provided.


Tessera of Brandon provides Assisted Living and Memory Care services. Please contact us for more information.

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