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Text reads: Residential placements are long-term living arrangements for those who require extensive care or support around the clock. The availability and types of these placements vary greatly depending on the facility and the population they serve. In general, they are categorized as rehabilitative care centers, specialty care facilities, and nursing homes.
Residential placements, or long-term living arrangements for those who require extensive care or support around the clock, are another option for adults with special needs. Select each tab to learn more. The focus of a rehabilitative care center is to provide short-term care and rehabilitative treatment to help develop skills needed to move to a less restrictive environment. Specialty care facilities focus on the care of individuals with specific conditions or those with more severe mental, emotional, or medical conditions. Nursing homes are long-term care facilities for those who are no longer able to care for themselves due to severe medical conditions.