What is assisted living's unique view toward caregiving?

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The philosophy of assisted living is to emphasize the right of the individual to choose the setting in which she/he would like to have care and services provided.

In choosing an assisted living residence, residents are expected to: 

• Be treated with dignity and respect. 

• Be informed of services available and the limitations of those services. 

• Manage their personal funds. 

• Retain and use personal possessions. 

• Interact freely with others. 

• Have freedom of religion. 

• Control their health-related services. 

• Maintain their privacy. 

• Be free to exercise their rights and responsibilities as a resident. 

• Have the right to voice or file grievances.

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