Compare care levels by Regency Pacific community types

Compare Care Levels

Below is a general comparison of the Senior Care Service Levels. Click on the arrows to compare the services provided in each Service Level.

Retirement Community

Resident Needs

Independent but desires convenience of services provided (see below). Lifestyle choice.

Services Provided

Emergency response system. 1 to 3 meals per day in community dining room. Maintenance and weekly housekeeping services. Planned activities. Scheduled transportation.

Staff

Hospitality professionals.

Accommodations

Private studio, 1 or 2 bedroom apartments. Private kitchens. Home-like atmosphere.

Costs

Monthly rental.

Payment

Private.

Regulation

State regulation.

Assisted Living / Residential Care

Resident Needs

Requires basic services offered in Retirement Community but in addition, assistance with Activities of Daily Living (ADLs).

Services Provided

Emergency response system. 3 meals per day. Maintenance and weekly housekeeping services. Planned activities. Scheduled transportation. Staff available 24 hours per day.

Staffing

Mix of hospitality professionals with trained nursing and resident care staff.

Accommodations

Private studio, 1 or 2 bedroom apartments. Many with kitchenettes. Home-like atmosphere.

Costs

Monthly rental. Variable rates for personal care services.

Payment

Private. Medicaid funding in select communities. LTC insurance and VA.

Regulation

State regulation.

Memory Care

Resident Needs

Enhanced services for cognitively impaired residents provided in Assisted Living/Residential Care or Skilled Nursing setting.

Services Provided

Services, staffing, accommodations, costs, payment and regulations vary by care setting.

Staffing

Vary by care setting.

Accommodations

Vary by care setting.

Costs

Vary by care setting.

Payment

Vary by care setting.

Regulation

Vary by care setting.

Skilled Nursing Community

Resident Needs

Requires enhanced services including assistance with ADLs and skilled nursing and/or rehab/therapy services.

Services Provided

Emergency response system. 3 meals per day. Maintenance and daily housekeeping services. Planned activities. Scheduled transportation. Assistance with ADLs. 24-hour skilled nursing Rehab/therapy services.

Staffing

Licensed nurses, nurses aides, therapy and rehab professionals.

Accommodations

Private and shared rooms. Some private baths. No kitchens. Home-like atmosphere.

Costs

Daily rate with additional costs associated with payment source.

Payment

Private. Medicaid. Medicare. Insurance. VA in select locations.

Regulation

Federal and State regulation.