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North Dakota assisted living facilities are listed by city below. We recommend you search by ZIP code to include nearby facilities. However, you may choose a city to view all assisted living options in that area.

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Cost of North Dakota Assisted Living Facilities

According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average cost of assisted living in North Dakota is $3,239 per month.

The monthly base rate for North Dakota assisted living is typically lower when compared to neighboring states. North Dakota is also less expensive compared to the national average.

This cost is the base cost for a one-bedroom assisted living unit in North Dakota. Additional fees beyond the base rate may apply.

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Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States

South Dakota$3,023
North Dakota$3,239
Minnesota$3,468
Montana$3,560
U.S.$3,600

Assisted Living Regulations

North Dakota defines an assisted living facility as a residential program licensed by the Department of Health to provide housing, food, personal care, and supervision to residents so they may maintain their highest level of functioning. An assisted living facility must have five or more residents who are not related in any way to the operator or manager.

North Dakota Assisted Living Facilities Scope of Care

An assisted living facility in North Dakota must provide supportive care of at least one ADL or IADL, supervision of nutrition and medical needs, and opportunities for social activity. In addition, a resident may contract with a home health agency to provide additional services as needed.

North Dakota Assisted Living Admission Requirements

To be admitted into a North Dakota assisted living facility, the fire code requires that resident be capable of self-preservation in case of an emergency. In addition, the residents must not require 24 hours a day of continual nursing care.

North Dakota Assisted Living Care Plan Requirements

Each resident is assessed at admission and as needed in order to develop an effective care plan to meet the physical, cognitive and emotional needs of the resident.

North Dakota Assisted Living Medication Management Requirements

In an assisted living facility, unlicensed staff may distribute medication, with the exception of controlled prescription drugs given "as needed." Personnel who give those medications must be properly trained and under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse.

North Dakota Assisted Living Facility Requirements

Private units must allow for at least 100 square feet of livable floor space, while double occupancy units must allow for at least 80 square feet of livable floor space per person. A three person unit must have at least 70 square feet of livable space. A living unit must contain a lockable door, private bathroom with sink, shower/tub and toilet, and a sleeping area. Smoke detectors are required in all corridors and resident rooms.

North Dakota Assisted Living Staffing Requirements

Direct care staff must be sufficient in number to meet the needs of the residents. Staff must be available 24 hours a day to care for the residents, but they do not necessarily have to be on the premises at all times. No administrator training is specified, although all staff must complete annual continuing education in safety, resident rights, infections, and mental and physical needs of residents.

North Dakota Assisted Living Medicaid Policy

Some people may have their assisted living services funded by state resources, Medicaid, or Medicaid waiver services, but the rental fee payment it is rare because rental assistance is generally not available unless through HUD.

North Dakota Alzheimer's Unit Requirements

Alzheimer's units are not available in assisted living facilities.

North Dakota Medicaid Coverage of Assisted Living and Related Services

The State of North Dakota offers a distinctive Medicaid model that pays for assisted living. Recipients are able to receive funding for personal care services provided in the assisted living community, but no funding for the room and board. But there are other North Dakota state plans that give financial assistance for room and board.

North Dakota provides Home and Community-Based Care services through several programs:

Service Payments for the Elderly and Disabled Program

- Adult Family Foster Care - a safe, supervised family living environment, 24-hours per day in a state licensed setting.

- Case Management - offers needs assessment, care planning, provider selection, referrals, and service monitoring.

- Chore Service - Includes snow removal and heavy cleaning

- Emergency Response System (Lifeline) - Provides telephone emergency response

- Environmental Modifications- (Limited) Modifies the home to enhance client independence (e.g. install safety rails)

- Family Home Care - Reimburses a family caregiver who meets the relationship requirements defined by state law and resides in a client's home 24-hours per day

- Homemaker - Provides house cleaning, laundry, and/or meal preparation services

- Personal Care - Helps with bathing, dressing, transferring, toileting, and supervision

- Respite Care - Provides temporary relief to the full-time caregiver

To acquire services in your area, contact your County Social Service Office.

Expanded Service Payments for the Elderly and Disabled Program (Ex-SPED)

Pays for in-home and community-based services for people who would otherwise receive care in a licensed basic care facility.

- Adult Family Foster Care - provides a safe, supervised family living environment, 24 -hours per day in a state-licensed setting.

- Case Management - Assesses needs, helps with care planning, provider selection, referrals, and service monitoring.

- Chore Service - Includes snow removal and heavy cleaning.

- Emergency Response System (Lifeline) - Provides telephone emergency response.

- Environmental Modifications (Limited) - Modifies the home to enhance client independence (e.g. install safety rails).

- Family Home Care - Reimburses a family caregiver who meets the relationship requirements defined by state law and resides in a client's home 24-hours per day.

- Homemaker - Provides house cleaning, laundry, and/or meal preparation services.

- Respite Care - Provides temporary relief to the full-time caregiver.

To acquire services in your area, contact your County Social Service Office.

Medicaid Waiver for Home and Community Based Services

This waiver allows the state to use Medicaid funds to provide services enabling eligible individuals who would otherwise require nursing home services to remain in their homes or communities.

- Adult Day Care - offers four hours per day of attended care in a group setting.

- Adult Family Foster Care - provides a safe, supervised family living environment, 24-hour per day in a state licensed setting.

- Case Management - Home care assessment of needs; care planning, provider selection, referrals and service monitoring.

- Chore Service - snow removal and heavy cleaning.

- Emergency Response System (Lifeline) - telephone emergency response.

- Environmental Modification - (Limited) make modifications in the home to enhance independence.

- Homemaker Service - house cleaning, laundry, and/or meal preparation services.

- Non-Medical Transportation - escorts client for grocery shopping, doctor appointments etc.

- Residential Care - provided in a facility in which at least five (5) unrelated adults reside, and in which personal care, therapeutic, social, and recreational programming are provided in conjunction with shelter.

- Respite Care - temporary relief to full-time caregivers.

- Specialized Equipment - special equipment reducing the need for human help.

- Supported Employment Services - ongoing support to perform in a work setting with adaptations, supervision, and training relating to the person's disability.

- Transitional Living Service - train people to live with greater independence in their own homes.

To acquire services in your area, contact your County Social Service Office.

Older Americans Act Services

Available services include health maintenance, home-delivered meals, transportation, and other services:

- Congregate Meals - nutritional meals.

- Escort Shopping Assistance - personally.

- Family Caregiver Support Program - services to informal caregivers.

- Health Maintenance - monitoring and screening services for early detection of health issues.

- Home Delivered Meals - for persons unable to prepare an adequate meal.

- Legal Assistance - legal advice and representation by an attorney.

- Outreach - help identify existing services and benefits.

- Transportation - travel from one specific location to another to access community services.

- Senior Companion Services - periodic companionship and non-medial support by volunteers.

How to apply - to gain information or to apply for home and community-based services funded through the Department of Human Services, contact your local County Social Service Office or the ND Aging and Disability Resource-LINK. Or call 1-855-GO2LINK (1-855-462-5465).

Department of Health, Divisions of Health Facilities and Life Safety and Construction for Basic Care Facilities Department of Health Phone 1-701-328-2352

Division of Food & Lodging for Assisted Living (Food Sanitation and Life Safety) Phone 1-701-328-1292

Department of Human Services for Assisted Living Facilities Phone 1-701-328-2321

Contacts: Darleen Bartz, PhD (Basic Care) Phone 1-701-328-2352

Kenan Bullinger (Food Sanitation and Life Safety) Phone 1- 701-328-1292

Karen Tescher (Human Services) Phone 1-701-328-2324

E-mails: dbartz@nd.gov , kbulling@nd.gov, ktescher@nd.gov

Web Site: http://www.ndhealth.gov/ or http://www.nd.gov/dhs/

North Dakota Contacts

North Dakota Department of Health, Division of Health Facilities for Basic Care Facilities

Phone: (701) 328-2352
Website: www.ndhealth.gov

Contact:
Darleen Bartz, PhD (Basic Care)
Phone: (701) 328-2352
Email:

North Dakota Department of Health, Division of Food & Lodging for Assisted Living (Food Sanitation and Life Safety)

Phone: (701) 328-1292
Website: www.ndhealth.gov

Contact:
Kenan Bullinger (Food Sanitation and Life Safety)
Phone: (701) 328-1292
Email:

North Dakota Department of Human Services for Assisted Living Facilities

Phone: (701) 328-2321
LeeAnn Thiel (Human Services) Phone (701) 328-4893 Email:
Website: www.nd.gov

Much of the information above was adapted from the National Center of Assisted Living 2010 Regulatory Review.

License information source: North Dakota Department of Human Services

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