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What is the difference between a nursing home and an ALF (Adult Living Facility)?

 

A: The difference between a nursing home and an adult living facility (or ALF) is the level of care your loved one will receive. Typically, ALFs provide much less care and supervision than do nursing homes. They are licensed differently and the services that they provide are different and are regulated by both Florida and Federal Law and Regulations. Before placing your loved one in a nursing or ALF, you can contact one of the experienced Sarasota nursing home abuse or Sarasota ALF abuse attorneys at Mallard Law Firm for free legal advice on what to consider when admitting your loved one into a Sarasota nursing home or Sarasota ALF. You may also click here to obtain a copy of our free book titled The Florida Nursing Home Abuse Handbook: Ways to Recognize & Prevent Abuse and Neglect. In addition, you may contact the experienced Sarasota nursing home abuse and Sarasota ALF abuse attorneys at Mallard Law Firm, without obligation, toll free at (888) 409-3805.


Damian Mallard, Esq.
Board Certified Sarasota Personal Injury Attorney