An assisted living community is a residential community which provides assistance, support, and supervision to independent seniors who do not require skilled nursing services. The services provided often include assistance with the activities of daily life. Occupants may be kept under monitoring and assessment. Under certain circumstances, communities may provide dementia care, hospice, or “aging in place”. In Illinois, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $50,040 . The state of Illinois maintains specific rules associated with this kind of community. The Illinois Department of Public Health governs this community type. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include communities must provide three daily meals. Staff must obtain training in a variety of subjects. These include: independence, privacy, residents’ need and service plans, and abuse. There must be one toilet for every 1 residents and one bath or shower for every residents. This type of community is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. The minimum number of residents for this community type is 3. In total, there can be no more than 1 residents to a room. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to make sure their needs are going to be met. This screening includes a number of areas of interest such as evaluation of a prospective resident’s cognitive condition, provider must ensure that the resident and the resident’s representative, if any, are informed of the potential consequences of activities that the provider considers to pose risks to health and/or safety, assessment must be updated by a physician annually or upon a significant change in condition, and A comprehensive assessment. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include supervision of self-administered medications, non-medical services, housekeeping, and assistance with activities of daily living. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include medication administration, documenting whether or not the resident took the medication, and observing the resident. Public assistance is available through A Medicaid 1915(c) waiver called the Supported Living Program and a 1915(b) waiver called the Managed Long-Term Services and Supports program.
Cost of Living
Cost of living can be a motivating factor when selecting which care choice works best. The rent burden for Rantoul is about 13.4% of the average person’s monthly income. Monthly, the median price for rent in Rantoul is around $673 and the median price for a house for Rantoul is $88,780.
Demographics and Values
In Rantoul, 19.8% live in poverty, 63.1% participate in the labor force, 7.1% are widowed, and 8.6% do not have health insurance. Rantoul has a population density of 580 people per square mile. Of the population of Rantoul 7.6% have a graduate degree, 36.6% have a high-school diploma, and 17.8% have a college degree. Based on gender, 51.6% are female and 48.4% are male. The median age of Rantoul is 33 years old. In Rantoul, 10.7% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. Racially, the population of Rantoul is 11.5% Hispanic, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 4.6% mixed race, 2.3% Asian, 69.7% white, 0.2% Native American, 20.5% black, and 2.7% other or not specified.
An overview of Illinois
In total, Illinois has 199 general hospitals and 383 health centers that provide care for 12,696,123 citizens. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Sherman Hospital, Sam Health St. Mary’s¢ s Hospital Ã‚¢’‚¬Centralia, and And Midwestern Region Medical Center. Overall, Illinois ranks 35th in quality of life and 22nd in healthcare compared to other US states. The natural beauty of Illinois is ranked 43rd in the nation. Out of a national average of 100, Illinois has a cost of living index rating of 96, a grocery index rating of 94, and a housing index rating of 87.
Social demographics of the state
The state of Illinois ranks 10th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. In terms of religion, 34% of Illinois residents attend religious services among the 12,453 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-20%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-7%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Illinois there are 518 masonic lodges. The state has a median age of 38 and 29% of its population being over the age of 55. During the latest presidential election, 39% voted for the Republican candidate while 56% voted for the Democratic candidate.
State-wide weather information
The average air quality index rating in Illinois is 37.7 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 54.5 AQI. During the summer, the average temperature in Illinois is around 73F. The average high summer temperature is around 91F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 53F during the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Illinois drops to around 28F. The average high winter temperature is around 49F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 10F in the month of January. The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.02 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Illinois is around 3.33 inches. Illinois experiences an average humidity rating of about 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 78% in the month of December. While residents of Illinois mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Illinois can include floods, earthquakes (moderate), and and tornadoes.
Wildlife to be found in Illinois
The state of Illinois has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Bee Balm, Black Snakeroot, Black EyedSusan, and Angelica. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Coyote, the Cougar, the American Black Bear, or the Eastern Red Bat. The state animal of Illinois is the White-tailed Deer.