Cost of Assisted Living in Illinois
According to the 2012 A Place for Mom Senior Living Costs Survey, the median monthly cost to live in an assisted living one bedroom apartment in Illinois is $3,477.
A Place for Mom uses the term “assisted living” to indicate that the community provides some level of assistance with daily living activities. It is not intended to indicate that the facility meets official state requirements for level of care.
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Assisted Living Rules and Regulations in Illinois
Many state regulatory agencies provide information on assisted living records to help consumers make an informed decision, finding safe and comfortable communities that offer a high level of care. However, each state differs when it comes to the type of information available to the public. Learn more about assisted living records in Illinois and how you can learn the most about a potential community to find the best home for yourself or a loved one.
Public Records and License Status
Illinois provides open access to records of licensed assisted living facilities online. Despite the information not being searchable online, Illinois has above average transparency into assisted living information.
To access a list of licensed assisted living providers in Illinois, visit the licensed establishments site. To learn more detailed information about the background of each provider, go to the Illinois’ Information Reports on Long-Term Care Facilities.
Violations and Resident Protection
Illinois provides an updated list of licensed assisted living facilities online. They also post information regarding violations, complaint, survey results and inspections, although that information does not appear to be updated as regularly. Additionally, they provide special licensing information and capacity information for facilities. They do not provide payment types accepted at facilities, pricing or contact information for the communities.
Illinois performs inspections every 24 months and does have the ability to fine facilities when necessary.