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Cost of Washington D.C. Nursing Homes

According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average cost of skilled nursing in Washington D.C. is $8,213 per month.

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

This cost is the base cost for a in Washington D.C.. Additional fees beyond the base rate may apply.

The rate for a is typically higher. In Washington D.C., the average cost is $8,213.

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Washington D.C.$8,213

Washington D.C. Nursing Home Statistics

Washington D.C. contains 18 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes. These nursing homes have a total of 2,574 available beds for skilled nursing residents and at the time when we updated this data 93% of those beds were full. The overall average Medicare 5 Star Quality rating for Washington D.C. skilled nursing homes is 4.3 which ranks 1 nationally.

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

Overall Ratings of Washington D.C. Nursing Homes

Capacity of Skilled Nursing Facilities in Washington D.C.

Ownership of Nursing Homes in Washington D.C.

Percent of Washington D.C. Nursing Homes in a Hospital

Percent of Washington D.C. Facilities that are in Continuing Care Retirement Communities

Percent of Washington D.C. Skilled Nursing Facilities with Counseling

Number of Complaints in the Past Year per Skilled Nursing Facility in Washington D.C.

Researching Skilled Nursing Facilities in Washington D.C.? Ask these questions:

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

Important Helpful Contacts for Nursing Home Residents and Seniors in Washington D.C.

Have a complaint about a Washington D.C. Nursing Home? If you or a loved one in Washington D.C. have a complaint about the qualify of care or overall conditions in a nursing home located in Washington D.C., report it to:
District of Columbia Dept of Health - Health Regulation & Licensing Admin
Local: (202) 724-8800
Local Notes: 202-442-5833 for complaints
Do you have a dispute with a nursing home in Washington D.C. 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:
DC longterm care Ombudsman program
Local: (202) 434-2190
As a Washington D.C. resident, do you have questions about your Medicare coverage or a Medigap Policy? You can contact the Washington D.C. state department of insurance at:
Delaware Department of Insurance - Consumer Service Division
Local: (202) 727-8000
Spanish: (800) 367-9559
Are you aware of all the Washington D.C. health-based programs and services that may be available? If not, the Washington D.C. Health Department is a valuable resource, contact at the following:
Department of Health - District of Columbia
Local: (202) 442-5955
Are you on a low income in Washington D.C. and having trouble covering your medical bills? The Washington D.C. medical assistance office may be able to help, contact at:
Department of Health - District of Columbia
Local: (202) 639-4030

For national organizations, see our list of senior care resources

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