Consumer Guide: Assisted Living Facility Trends and Statistics

In Wisconsin, the Division of Quality Assurance licenses and regulates four types of assisted living facilities:

Each type of assisted living facility has a program directory. It lists details about facilities in Wisconsin, including their address and the services they offer.

Wisconsin assisted living facility data

This web page includes general data about each assisted living facility type. You can use the information to find the type that’s best for your needs. Expand a section to see the numbers.

ADCCs—Capacity by number of people at each facility

This table gives information about the number of people each ADCC serves. It includes the number of ADCCs, percent of all ADCCs, and the total capacity, or total number of participants an ADCC may serve based on size.

# of People Served # of ADCCs % of all ADCCs Total Capacity
1 - 4 0 0.0% 0
5 - 8 8 6.6% 54
9 - 20 47 38.8% 744
21 - 50 47 38.8% 1,787
51 - 100 11 9.1% 786
101-150 5 4.1% 607
151- 200 2 1.7% 358
201+ 1 0.8% 300
TOTALS 121   4,278

ADCCs—Capacity by client groups served

This table shows the number of ADCCs and the total number of participants that ADCCs can serve based on different client groups. Note: some ADCCs serve more than one group. This information can help you see if an ADCC is the best assisted living facility type for your needs.

Client Group # of Facilities Total Capacity
Advanced Aged 95 3,747
Alcohol/Drug Dependent 1 18
Developmentally Disabled 88 3,712
Emotionally Disturbed/Mental Illness 55 2,695
Irreversible Dementia/Alzheimer's 80 3,149
Physically Disabled 81 3,655
Public Funding 51 2,184
Terminally Ill 25 1,535
Traumatic Brain Injury 45 2,126

AFHs—Capacity by number of beds per facility

This table shows the total number of residents AFHs can serve, based on the number of beds at each AFH.

# of Beds per Facility # of Facilities Total Capacity
3-4 2,057 7,944

AFHs—Capacity by client groups served

This table shows the number of AFHs and the total number of residents that AFHs can serve based on different client groups. Note: some AFHs serve more than one group. This information can help you see if an AFH is the best assisted living facility type for your needs.

Client Groups Served # of Facilities Total Capacity
Advanced Aged 1,129 4,333
Alcohol/Drug Dependent 311 1,181
Correctional Clients 154 580
Developmentally Disabled 1,983 7,659
Emotionally Disturbed/Mental Illness 1,469 5,650
Irreversible Dementia/Alzheimer's 926 3,543
Physically Disabled 1,099 4,252
Pregnant Women/Counseling 33 126
Public Funding 871 3,381
Terminally Ill 398 1,515
Traumatic Brain Injury 1,090 4,201
Veterans Administration 1 4
Waiver Certified Independent CBRF APT 1 4

CBRFs—Capacity by number of beds per facility

This table shows the total number of residents CBRFs can serve, based on the number of beds at each CBRF.

# of Beds per Facility Total # of CBRFs % of all CBRFs Total Capacity
5 - 8 624 38.45% 4,613
9 - 20 493 30.38% 8,106
21 - 50 396 24.4% 12,635
51 - 100 105 6.47% 7,155
101 - 150 13 0.8% 1,660
150+ 1 0.06% 151
TOTALS 1,623   34,320

CBRFs—Capacity by client groups served

This table shows the number of CBRFs and the total number of residents that CBRFs can serve based on different client groups. Note: some CBRFs serve more than one group. This information can help you see if a CBRF is the best assisted living facility type for your needs.

Client Groups # of Facilities Capacity
Advanced Aged 1,187 28,887
Alcohol/Drug Dependent 156 2,324
Correctional Clients 57 1,111
Developmentally Disabled 644 7,204
Emotionally Disturbed/Mental Illness 580 7,356
Irreversible Dementia/Alzheimer's 1,105 27,838
Physically Disabled 752 14,613
Pregnant Women/Counseling 6 103
Public Funding 761 15,466
Terminally Ill 525 12,971
Traumatic Brain Injury 337 4,312
Waiver Certified Independent Apartments 15 626

Certified RCACs—Capacity by number of certified apartments

This table gives information about how many people RCACs can serve based on the number of certified apartments at each facility. It includes the number of RCACs, percent of all RCACs, and the total capacity, or total number of residents.

# of Certified Apartments per Facility # of RCACs % of all RCACs Total Capacity
5 - 8 3 1.14% 23
9 - 20 42 15.97% 700
21 - 50 134 50.95% 4,777
51 - 100 72 27.38% 4,808
101 - 150 12 4.56% 1,346
Totals: 263   11,654

Registered RCACs—Capacity by number of registered apartments

This table gives information about how many people RCACs can serve based on the number of registered apartments at each facility. It includes the number of RCACs, percent of all RCACs, and the total capacity, or total number of residents.

# of Registered Apartments per Facility Total # of RCACs % of all RCACs Total Capacity
5 - 8 1 1.08% 8
9 - 20 11 11.83% 164
21 - 50 45 48.39% 1,509
51 - 100 26 27.96% 1,871
101 - 150 7 7.53% 842
151-200 1 1.08% 173
201+ 2 2.15% 621
Totals: 93   5,188
Last Revised: August 5, 2022