The biggest difference between an assisted living facility and a nursing home is that an assisted living facility provides personal care in a social setting that feels more like a home. Nursing homes are in a clinical setting and focus more on providing needed medical care. Though nursing homes do provide personal care and a social atmosphere for its residence, it does not provide the independence that one can experience while living in an assisted living facility.
What’s the Difference Between an Assisted Living Facility and a Nursing Home?
Last updated: Monday, 09, March 2020