Next, find a few assisted living facilities in your area. Can you get a job working in their office or with the residents so that you can get some first hand experience before you invest money to equip your home for a paying customer?
And, finally, are you ready to run your own business? You may need a city business license in addition to any state facility licenses. Your house may not be zoned for a business so you will need to apply for a variance.
Your home may need to pass a fire and safety inspection. Do you have the money to retrofit your home to comply with fire and safety regulations?
All of these things will need to be done before you can welcome your first resident.
Small assisted living facilities, similar to care homes for the disabled, are starting to appear in the US. They have the advantage of being more like home and offering the residents more personal care. I commend you on want to try this.
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