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Cost of Colorado Nursing Homes
According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average cost of skilled nursing in Colorado is $6,996 per month.
The monthly base rate for Colorado nursing homes is typically higher when compared to neighboring states. Colorado is also more expensive compared to the national average.
This cost is the base cost for a in Colorado. Additional fees beyond the base rate may apply.
The rate for a is typically higher. In Colorado, the average cost is $7,794.
Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States
Colorado Nursing Home StatisticsColorado contains 226 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes. These nursing homes have a total of 21,090 available beds for skilled nursing residents and at the time when we updated this data 79% of those beds were full. The overall average Medicare 5 Star Quality rating for Colorado skilled nursing homes is 3.7 which ranks 13 nationally.
Below, we display graphs that show the breakdowns of various important quality ratings and other helpful statistics for skilled nursing facilities in Colorado. You can use these statistics to compare an individual nursing home against the averages of the other Colorado facilities.
Overall Ratings of Colorado Nursing Homes
Capacity of Skilled Nursing Facilities in Colorado
Ownership of Nursing Homes in Colorado
Percent of Colorado Nursing Homes in a Hospital
Percent of Colorado Facilities that are in Continuing Care Retirement Communities
Percent of Colorado Skilled Nursing Facilities with Counseling
Number of Complaints in the Past Year per Skilled Nursing Facility in Colorado
Researching Skilled Nursing Facilities in Colorado? Ask these questions:
What are the staffing ratios per resident per day and how does that compare to other nursing homes in Colorado?
Does the nursing home's reported time compare favorably to other Colorado nursing homes?
What is the nursing home's staff turnover like?
How does this staff turnover compare to other facilities in Colorado?
How much time do the nursing home's staff spend with residents each day?
Compare the daily time spent to other facilities in Colorado.
How does the nursing home's quality measures compare against other Colorado facilities?
Compare the long stay and short stay quality measures against other Colorado nursing homes.
What's the nursing home's Medicare rating and how does that compare to others in Colorado?
The Medicare rating is based on evaluation of Colorado's nursing homes.
What types of activities does the nursing home offer residents?
Is there a monthly activity calendar? What resident activities are available?
Is transportation offered to the nursing home residents?
How does this compare to other Colorado nursing homes?
Does the nursing home accept Medicaid?
If you cannot afford the service, does the facility accept Colorado Medicaid?
Important Helpful Contacts for Nursing Home Residents and Seniors in Colorado
Local TDD: (303) 722-3619
Tollfree: (800) 288-1376
Tollfree: (800) 930-3745
Local TDD: (303) 691-7700
Tollfree: (800) 886-7689
Tollfree: (800) 221-3943
These offices provide a number of different services to Colorado residents that are 60 years of age and older. The AAAs can assist and offer guidance on nutrition, caregiver support, assistance programs and referrals, ombudsmen assistance, insurance counseling and even transportation.
Find and Contact your local Colorado AAA below:
For national organizations, see our list of senior care resources
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