Oregon is ideal for the present study of location decisions for two reasons: (1) Adult foster care
is well established as a middle class as well as a low-income alternative form of long-term care (Kane, Kane, Illston, & Nyman, 1991), and (2) adults with substantial disability levels receive foster care in Oregon foster homes.
To be eligible for Enhanced Adult Foster Care
, a MassHealth member must need physical assistance with at least three activities of daily living (bathing, dressing, toileting, transferring from one position to another, walking or using a wheelchair, and eating) or two activities of daily living and management of one behavior (wandering, being verbally abusive, being disruptive, resisting care).
Long Term Care Ombudsman - Seeks volunteers to advocate for the rights of residents in nursing homes, residential care facilities, assisted living facilities and adult foster care
Long-term Care Ombudsman - Seeks Rap/Chat volunteers to visit residents in nursing homes, residential care facilities, assisted living facilities and adult foster care
That's when Diller's children helped her relocate from her Oregon City home to an adult foster care
home in Veneta.
After that, she ran an adult foster care
home for six years, then turned the facility into a bed-and-breakfast inn for several more.
She had served in the Navy and worked in adult foster care
Adult foster care
providers get the right to unionize.