This section describes some general characteristics of a resident in an assisted living facility. A
resident may:
(1) exhibit symptoms of mental or emotional disturbance, but is not considered at risk of
imminent harm to self or others;
(2) need assistance with movement;
(3) require assistance with bathing, dressing, and grooming;
(4) require assistance with routine skin care, such as the application of lotions or treatment of minor cuts and burns;
(5) need reminders to encourage toilet routine and prevent incontinence;
(6) require temporary services by professional personnel;19
(7) need assistance with medication, supervision of self-medication, or administration of medication;
(8) require encouragement to eat or monitoring due to social or psychological reasons of temporary illness;
(9) be hearing impaired or speech impaired;
(10) be incontinent without pressure sores;
(11) require an established therapeutic diet;
(12) require self-help devices; and
(13) need assistance with meals, which may include feeding.