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Cost of Florida Nursing Homes
According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average cost of skilled nursing in Florida is $7,300 per month.
The monthly base rate for Florida nursing homes is typically higher when compared to neighboring states. Florida is also more expensive compared to the national average.
This cost is the base cost for a in Florida. Additional fees beyond the base rate may apply.
The rate for a is typically higher. In Florida, the average cost is $8,060.
Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States
Florida Nursing Home StatisticsFlorida contains 692 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes. These nursing homes have a total of 83,515 available beds for skilled nursing residents and at the time when we updated this data 87% of those beds were full. The overall average Medicare 5 Star Quality rating for Florida skilled nursing homes is 3.7 which ranks 14 nationally.
Below, we display graphs that show the breakdowns of various important quality ratings and other helpful statistics for skilled nursing facilities in Florida. You can use these statistics to compare an individual nursing home against the averages of the other Florida facilities.
Overall Ratings of Florida Nursing Homes
Capacity of Skilled Nursing Facilities in Florida
Ownership of Nursing Homes in Florida
Percent of Florida Nursing Homes in a Hospital
Percent of Florida Facilities that are in Continuing Care Retirement Communities
Percent of Florida Skilled Nursing Facilities with Counseling
Number of Complaints in the Past Year per Skilled Nursing Facility in Florida
Researching Skilled Nursing Facilities in Florida? Ask these questions:
What are the staffing ratios per resident per day and how does that compare to other nursing homes in Florida?
Does the nursing home's reported time compare favorably to other Florida nursing homes?
What is the nursing home's staff turnover like?
How does this staff turnover compare to other facilities in Florida?
How much time do the nursing home's staff spend with residents each day?
Compare the daily time spent to other facilities in Florida.
How does the nursing home's quality measures compare against other Florida facilities?
Compare the long stay and short stay quality measures against other Florida nursing homes.
What's the nursing home's Medicare rating and how does that compare to others in Florida?
The Medicare rating is based on evaluation of Florida'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 Florida nursing homes?
Does the nursing home accept Medicaid?
If you cannot afford the service, does the facility accept Florida Medicaid?
Important Helpful Contacts for Nursing Home Residents and Seniors in Florida
Tollfree: (888) 419-3456
Tollfree: (888) 831-0404
Tollfree: (877) 693-5236
Tollfree Notes: Opt. 2 for Spanish
Local TDD: (850) 414-2001
Tollfree: (866) 762-2237
These offices provide a number of different services to Florida 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 Florida AAA below:
For national organizations, see our list of senior care resources
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Royal Palm Beach
Sun City Center
West Palm Beach
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