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Cost of Maine Nursing Homes

According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average cost of skilled nursing in Maine is $8,365 per month.

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

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

The rate for a is typically higher. In Maine, the average cost is $8,973.

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Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States

New Hampshire$9,612

Maine Nursing Home Statistics

Maine contains 100 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes. These nursing homes have a total of 6,837 available beds for skilled nursing residents and at the time when we updated this data 88% of those beds were full. The overall average Medicare 5 Star Quality rating for Maine skilled nursing homes is 3.7 which ranks 16 nationally.

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

Overall Ratings of Maine Nursing Homes

Capacity of Skilled Nursing Facilities in Maine

Ownership of Nursing Homes in Maine

Percent of Maine Nursing Homes in a Hospital

Percent of Maine Facilities that are in Continuing Care Retirement Communities

Percent of Maine Skilled Nursing Facilities with Counseling

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

Researching Skilled Nursing Facilities in Maine? Ask these questions:

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

Important Helpful Contacts for Nursing Home Residents and Seniors in Maine

Have a complaint about a Maine Nursing Home? If you or a loved one in Maine have a complaint about the qualify of care or overall conditions in a nursing home located in Maine, report it to:
Department of Health and Human Services of Maine
Local: (207) 287-9300
Tollfree: (800) 791-4080
Do you have a dispute with a nursing home in Maine 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:
Maine Long Term Care Ombudsman program
Local: (207) 621-1079
Tollfree: (800) 499-0229
As a Maine resident, do you have questions about your Medicare coverage or a Medigap Policy? You can contact the Maine state department of insurance at:
Bureau of Insurance of Maine
Local: (207) 624-8475
Tollfree: (800) 300-5000
Tollfree Notes: In state 711
Tollfree TDD: (800) 300-5000
Are you aware of all the Maine health-based programs and services that may be available? If not, the Maine Health Department is a valuable resource, contact at the following:
Maine Department of Health and Human Services
Local: (207) 287-3707
Are you on a low income in Maine and having trouble covering your medical bills? The Maine medical assistance office may be able to help, contact at:
Maine Department of Health and Human Services
Local Notes: Eligibility
Tollfree: (800) 977-6740
Tollfree Notes: option 2 TTY #711
Are you familiar with the Maine Area Agencies on the Aging and all the assistance they can provide to you?

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

Aroostook Agency on Aging ADRC
Presque Isle, ME
(207) 764-3396
Eastern Agency on Aging ADRC
Bangor, ME
(207) 941-2865
Spectrum Generations Central Maine Agency on Aging
Augusta, ME
(207) 622-9212
SeniorsPlus Agency on Aging
Lewiston, ME
(207) 795-4010
Southern Maine Agency on Aging/ADRC
Scarborough, ME
(207) 396-6500

For national organizations, see our list of senior care resources

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