Self-Assessment I

Answering these questions will help you determine whether or not you meet some important qualifications to become an operator of an Adult Care Home.

  • Do you have at least 1664 total hours verifiable care giving experience working with adults needing care and/or assistance? Or a combination of a current Certified Nursing Assistant certificate and at least 832 total hours verifiable care giving experience working with adults needing care and assistance?
  • Are you prepared to be ultimately responsible for the care, welfare, and safety of five vulnerable people 24 hours a day, 7 days a week?
  • Are you financially prepared to make a rent or mortgage payment, pay all utility bills, keep food stocked, and maintain two months operating expenses at all times, even when your home has multiple vacancies?
  • Can you and every adult in your household pass a criminal background check?
  • Can you speak and understand English at the 7th grade level?

If you can answer yes to all of the above, proceed to Self Assessment II


Self-Assessment II

This is a tool to help you assess whether working as an adult foster home provider is a good fit for you. We encourage you to be honest with yourself as you answer.  

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