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Cost of Georgia Nursing Homes
According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average cost of skilled nursing in Georgia is $5,566 per month.
The monthly base rate for Georgia nursing homes is typically lower when compared to neighboring states. Georgia is also less expensive compared to the national average.
This cost is the base cost for a in Georgia. Additional fees beyond the base rate may apply.
The rate for a is typically higher. In Georgia, the average cost is $5,931.
Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States
Georgia Nursing Home StatisticsGeorgia contains 364 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes. These nursing homes have a total of 40,349 available beds for skilled nursing residents and at the time when we updated this data 83% of those beds were full. The overall average Medicare 5 Star Quality rating for Georgia skilled nursing homes is 2.9 which ranks 50 nationally.
Below, we display graphs that show the breakdowns of various important quality ratings and other helpful statistics for skilled nursing facilities in Georgia. You can use these statistics to compare an individual nursing home against the averages of the other Georgia facilities.
Overall Ratings of Georgia Nursing Homes
Capacity of Skilled Nursing Facilities in Georgia
Ownership of Nursing Homes in Georgia
Percent of Georgia Nursing Homes in a Hospital
Percent of Georgia Facilities that are in Continuing Care Retirement Communities
Percent of Georgia Skilled Nursing Facilities with Counseling
Number of Complaints in the Past Year per Skilled Nursing Facility in Georgia
Researching Skilled Nursing Facilities in Georgia? Ask these questions:
What are the staffing ratios per resident per day and how does that compare to other nursing homes in Georgia?
Does the nursing home's reported time compare favorably to other Georgia nursing homes?
What is the nursing home's staff turnover like?
How does this staff turnover compare to other facilities in Georgia?
How much time do the nursing home's staff spend with residents each day?
Compare the daily time spent to other facilities in Georgia.
How does the nursing home's quality measures compare against other Georgia facilities?
Compare the long stay and short stay quality measures against other Georgia nursing homes.
What's the nursing home's Medicare rating and how does that compare to others in Georgia?
The Medicare rating is based on evaluation of Georgia'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 Georgia nursing homes?
Does the nursing home accept Medicaid?
If you cannot afford the service, does the facility accept Georgia Medicaid?
Important Helpful Contacts for Nursing Home Residents and Seniors in Georgia
Tollfree: (800) 878-6442
Tollfree Notes: complaint unit only
Local Notes: Option 5
Local TDD: (404) 657-1929
Tollfree: (888) 454-5826
Tollfree: (800) 656-2298
Tollfree: (800) 869-1150
These offices provide a number of different services to Georgia 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 Georgia AAA below:
For national organizations, see our list of senior care resources
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