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Cost of Kentucky Nursing Homes
According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average cost of skilled nursing in Kentucky is $6,327 per month.
The monthly base rate for Kentucky nursing homes is typically lower when compared to neighboring states. Kentucky is also less expensive compared to the national average.
This cost is the base cost for a in Kentucky. Additional fees beyond the base rate may apply.
The rate for a is typically higher. In Kentucky, the average cost is $7,270.
Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States
Kentucky Nursing Home StatisticsKentucky contains 287 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes. These nursing homes have a total of 26,681 available beds for skilled nursing residents and at the time when we updated this data 86% of those beds were full. The overall average Medicare 5 Star Quality rating for Kentucky skilled nursing homes is 3 which ranks 45 nationally.
Below, we display graphs that show the breakdowns of various important quality ratings and other helpful statistics for skilled nursing facilities in Kentucky. You can use these statistics to compare an individual nursing home against the averages of the other Kentucky facilities.
Overall Ratings of Kentucky Nursing Homes
Capacity of Skilled Nursing Facilities in Kentucky
Ownership of Nursing Homes in Kentucky
Percent of Kentucky Nursing Homes in a Hospital
Percent of Kentucky Facilities that are in Continuing Care Retirement Communities
Percent of Kentucky Skilled Nursing Facilities with Counseling
Number of Complaints in the Past Year per Skilled Nursing Facility in Kentucky
Researching Skilled Nursing Facilities in Kentucky? Ask these questions:
What are the staffing ratios per resident per day and how does that compare to other nursing homes in Kentucky?
Does the nursing home's reported time compare favorably to other Kentucky nursing homes?
What is the nursing home's staff turnover like?
How does this staff turnover compare to other facilities in Kentucky?
How much time do the nursing home's staff spend with residents each day?
Compare the daily time spent to other facilities in Kentucky.
How does the nursing home's quality measures compare against other Kentucky facilities?
Compare the long stay and short stay quality measures against other Kentucky nursing homes.
What's the nursing home's Medicare rating and how does that compare to others in Kentucky?
The Medicare rating is based on evaluation of Kentucky'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 Kentucky nursing homes?
Does the nursing home accept Medicaid?
If you cannot afford the service, does the facility accept Kentucky Medicaid?
Important Helpful Contacts for Nursing Home Residents and Seniors in Kentucky
Tollfree: (800) 372-2991
Tollfree TDD: (800) 627-4702
Tollfree: (800) 595-6053
Tollfree TDD: (800) 627-4702
Tollfree: (800) 635-2570
These offices provide a number of different services to Kentucky 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 Kentucky AAA below:
For national organizations, see our list of senior care resources
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