Cost of Assisted Living in North Carolina
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 North Carolina is $3,184.
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 North Carolina
Many state regulatory agencies help consumers make educated decisions in senior care by providing public access to assisted living records. However, access to these records depends on the state in which the facility is located. Learn more about finding assisted living records in North Carolina.
Public Records and License Status
North Carolina provides high transparency and accessibility to consumers looking for assisted living care. To find a list of licensed communities go to the North Carolina Adult Care Licensure site. To see if a community has had documented issues go to North Carolina’s Listing of Facilities with Penalties site. Another directory of communities can be found on the North Carolina Division of Health Service Regulation site with violation information found on the Facility Inspections, Ratings and Penalties page.
Violations and Resident Protection
While North Carolina does provide an updated and accurate list of licensed assisted living communities online, the information is not searchable. However, their list of violations, inspections, survey results and complaints is searchable and located in the same location as the list of licensed communities.
Additionally, North Carolina provides the capacity of each facility. They do not provide information about special care licenses, payment types accepted at each facility, contact information for the community or pricing of the facility.
North Carolina performs inspections every 24 months and can fine facilities for violations.