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Cost of Connecticut Nursing Homes

According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average cost of skilled nursing in Connecticut is $12,167 per month.

The monthly base rate for Connecticut nursing homes is typically higher when compared to neighboring states. Connecticut is also more expensive compared to the national average.

This cost is the base cost for a in Connecticut. Additional fees beyond the base rate may apply.

The rate for a is typically higher. In Connecticut, the average cost is $13,231.

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Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States

U.S.$6,692
Rhode Island$7,756
Massachusetts$10,737
New York$10,980
Connecticut$12,167

Connecticut Nursing Home Statistics

Connecticut contains 224 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes. These nursing homes have a total of 26,838 available beds for skilled nursing residents and at the time when we updated this data 85% of those beds were full. The overall average Medicare 5 Star Quality rating for Connecticut skilled nursing homes is 3.8 which ranks 9 nationally.

Below, we display graphs that show the breakdowns of various important quality ratings and other helpful statistics for skilled nursing facilities in Connecticut. You can use these statistics to compare an individual nursing home against the averages of the other Connecticut facilities.

Overall Ratings of Connecticut Nursing Homes

Capacity of Skilled Nursing Facilities in Connecticut

Ownership of Nursing Homes in Connecticut

Percent of Connecticut Nursing Homes in a Hospital

Percent of Connecticut Facilities that are in Continuing Care Retirement Communities

Percent of Connecticut Skilled Nursing Facilities with Counseling

Number of Complaints in the Past Year per Skilled Nursing Facility in Connecticut

Researching Skilled Nursing Facilities in Connecticut? Ask these questions:

  • What are the staffing ratios per resident per day and how does that compare to other nursing homes in Connecticut?
    Does the nursing home's reported time compare favorably to other Connecticut nursing homes?
  • What is the nursing home's staff turnover like?
    How does this staff turnover compare to other facilities in Connecticut?
  • How much time do the nursing home's staff spend with residents each day?
    Compare the daily time spent to other facilities in Connecticut.
  • How does the nursing home's quality measures compare against other Connecticut facilities?
    Compare the long stay and short stay quality measures against other Connecticut nursing homes.
  • What's the nursing home's Medicare rating and how does that compare to others in Connecticut?
    The Medicare rating is based on evaluation of Connecticut'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 Connecticut nursing homes?
  • Does the nursing home accept Medicaid?
    If you cannot afford the service, does the facility accept Connecticut Medicaid?

Important Helpful Contacts for Nursing Home Residents and Seniors in Connecticut

Have a complaint about a Connecticut Nursing Home? If you or a loved one in Connecticut have a complaint about the qualify of care or overall conditions in a nursing home located in Connecticut, report it to:
Department of Public Health of Connecticut - Division of Health Systems Regulation
ct.gov
Local: (860) 509-7400
Do you have a dispute with a nursing home in Connecticut or maybe you are simply seeking some more information regarding the care or services received? If so, your local long-term care ombudsman is a valuable resource. You can contact them at:
Long Term Care Ombudsman of Connecticut
ltcop.state.ct.us
Local: (860) 424-5200
Tollfree: (866) 388-1888
As a Connecticut resident, do you have questions about your Medicare coverage or a Medigap Policy? You can contact the Connecticut state department of insurance at:
Department of Insurance of Connecticut
ct.gov
Local: (860) 297-3800
Tollfree: (800) 203-3447
Are you aware of all the Connecticut health-based programs and services that may be available? If not, the Connecticut Health Department is a valuable resource, contact at the following:
Connecticut Department of Public Health
ct.gov
Local: (860) 509-8000
Are you on a low income in Connecticut and having trouble covering your medical bills? The Connecticut medical assistance office may be able to help, contact at:
Department of Social Services of Connecticut
dss.state.ct.us
Local: (860) 424-4908
Tollfree: (800) 842-1508
Are you familiar with the Connecticut Area Agencies on the Aging and all the assistance they can provide to you?

These offices provide a number of different services to Connecticut 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 Connecticut AAA below:

Southwestern Connecticut Agency on Aging and Independent Living
Bridgeport, CT
(203) 333-9288
Agency on Aging of South Central Connecticut
New Haven, CT
(203) 785-8533
Senior Resources Eastern Connecticut Area Agency on Aging
Norwich, CT
(860) 887-3561
North Central Area Agency on Aging
Hartford, CT
(860) 724-6443
Western Connecticut Area Agency on Aging
Waterbury, CT
(203) 757-5449

For national organizations, see our list of senior care resources

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