What is an Adult Family Home?

Adult family homes are residential long-term care facilities that provide you with personal care services up to six people. At Magdalena Adult Family Home we like to think of each of our residents as a part of our family. We understand that your loved ones need special care and we provide them with care in a safe and nurturing environment.

Why select an Adult Family Home instead of other options?

Adult family homes are different from other types of senior housing, in that they only have a maximum of 6 residents at each time, this provides each resident with care and keeps the environment more of an intimate family setting encouraging socialization and proper personal care. We embrace the fact that when you live in our home it is not just our home but your home as well.

What is the maximum capacity of residents?

The maximum occupancy of adult family homes in Washington state is six residents. This is due to the ability to provide each individual with adequate socializing and care.

How often does the RN see the residents?

We comply with all of Washington DSHS rules and have a regularly visitation and assessment with an RN monthly. We also have an RN on call at all times to ensure care and safety.

What is the “level of care” you provide?

At Magdalena adult family home we are certified and specialize in high level care. Most of our residents are bed bound or have limited mobility. We have an attentive provider that will personally make sure all of your loved ones needs are tended.

Are there shared or private rooms? How many of each?

There are five bedrooms. Two are shared and two are private care.

What services are provided?

The services that we provide include but are not limited to: housing, meals, personal services, health monitoring, provide or assist in arranging nursing services, transportation to medical appointments, general housekeeping, social activities and leisure services, and arrangement for participation in religious activities if requested by resident or guardian.

What type of training do the personal care workers receive?

Each of our caregivers are extensively trained and certified complying with all of Washington DSHS's requirements. We understand that each of our residents is dependent on us and we will do all that we can to provide them with proper care. For an extensive look at our standards and credentials just schedule an appointment we would be happy to show you that we are educated to take good care of your loved one.

How do I reach someone after hours?

For all emergency calls only, we are on-call 24 hours a day and 7 days per week. All non-emergency calls are taken during business hours between 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

How do I find out if my needs are covered by Medicaid?

Call your local ADRC (Aging and Disability Resource Center) or call the local Human Services Department and they will be able to answer any questions regarding this matter.