Adult Care Facilities

The Adult Care Facilities are categorized by type of care provided: Adult Care Homes (assisted living – small and larger), Adult Day Care (8:00-5:00) and Skilled Nursing Facilities. View a complete list of the licensed care facilities for adults in Forsyth County.

  • Adult Care Homes (fewer than 6 beds) - These small residential facilities provide care at the assisted living level. Forsyth County DSS provides monitoring and facility complaint investigation services for these homes.
  • Adult Care Homes (more than 6 beds) - These larger residential facilities provide care at the assisted living level. Forsyth County DSS provides monitoring and facility complaint investigation services for these homes.
  • Adult Day Care Centers - These centers provide care and supervision for adults during the day. Forsyth County DSS provides certification, monitoring and complaint investigation services for these centers.
  • Skilled Nursing Facilities - These residential facilities provide skilled nursing services. Additionally, some provide a combination of skilled and intermediate nursing care as well as assisted living level of care. The NC Division of Facility Services license, monitor and provide complaint investigation services for these facilities.

Placement

Social Worker/Adult Home Specialists, assist individuals and their family members with identifying appropriate placement within the community which includes adult care facilities.

Medicaid Enhanced Personal Care

Social Worker/Adult Home Specialists provides case management services for residents in need of Medicaid Enhanced Personal Care Services in the adult care facilities. The overall provision of care and/or services that are provided must adequately meet the residents’ needs and are consistent with the existing standards for quality care. The case manager verifies Medicaid eligibility and the need for Enhanced Personal Care Services and authorizes the additional hours of PCS in the areas of toileting, eating and ambulation/locomotion.

Licensing/Monitoring

Article 1, Chapter 108A of the North Carolina General Statutes requires that County Departments of Social Services foster a protective environment for frail and vulnerable adults served by the adult care facilities’ industry. The Social Worker/Adult Home Specialists assure that the various types of adult care facilities operate within the applicable rules, regulations and laws through on-going planning and the licensure/monitoring process.

Adult Care facilities that are monitored range in size from family care homes with as little as two adults to larger homes with as many as one hundred adults. The Adult Home Specialists also investigate facility complaints. Major areas monitored are: Residents’ Rights, Staffing, Food Service, Drug Management and Health Care. If you have a complaint about an adult care facility in Forsyth County, please call (336) 703-3821.