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Cost of New Jersey Nursing Homes

According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average cost of skilled nursing in New Jersey is $9,733 per month.

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

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

The rate for a is typically higher. In New Jersey, the average cost is $10,646.

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Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States

New Jersey$9,733
New York$10,980

New Jersey Nursing Home Statistics

New Jersey contains 364 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes. These nursing homes have a total of 52,476 available beds for skilled nursing residents and at the time when we updated this data 84% of those beds were full. The overall average Medicare 5 Star Quality rating for New Jersey skilled nursing homes is 3.9 which ranks 4 nationally.

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

Overall Ratings of New Jersey Nursing Homes

Capacity of Skilled Nursing Facilities in New Jersey

Ownership of Nursing Homes in New Jersey

Percent of New Jersey Nursing Homes in a Hospital

Percent of New Jersey Facilities that are in Continuing Care Retirement Communities

Percent of New Jersey Skilled Nursing Facilities with Counseling

Number of Complaints in the Past Year per Skilled Nursing Facility in New Jersey

Researching Skilled Nursing Facilities in New Jersey? Ask these questions:

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

Important Helpful Contacts for Nursing Home Residents and Seniors in New Jersey

Have a complaint about a New Jersey Nursing Home? If you or a loved one in New Jersey have a complaint about the qualify of care or overall conditions in a nursing home located in New Jersey, report it to:
State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)
Local: (609) 633-8991
Tollfree: (800) 792-9770
Spanish: (609) 943-3554
Do you have a dispute with a nursing home in New Jersey 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:
Long Term Care Ombudsman of New Jersey
Local: (609) 943-4023
Tollfree: (877) 582-6995
As a New Jersey resident, do you have questions about your Medicare coverage or a Medigap Policy? You can contact the New Jersey state department of insurance at:
Insurance Department of New Jersey - Consumer Service Division
Local: (609) 292-7272
Tollfree: (800) 446-7467
Are you aware of all the New Jersey health-based programs and services that may be available? If not, the New Jersey Health Department is a valuable resource, contact at the following:
State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)
Local: (609) 292-7837
Tollfree: (800) 367-6543
Are you on a low income in New Jersey and having trouble covering your medical bills? The New Jersey medical assistance office may be able to help, contact at:
Department of Human Services of New Jersey
Tollfree: (800) 356-1561
Spanish: (800) 356-1561
Are you familiar with the New Jersey Area Agencies on the Aging and all the assistance they can provide to you?

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

Atlantic County Division of Intergenerational Service
Northfield, NJ
(609) 645-7700
Bergen County Division of Senior Services
Hackensack, NJ
(201) 336-7400
Burlington County Area Agency on Aging and Disability Resource Connection
Westhampton, NJ
(609) 265-5069
Camden County Division of Senior and Disabled Citizen Services
Blackwood, NJ
(856) 858-3220
Cape May County Department of Aging and Disability Services
Rio Grande, NJ
(609) 886-2784
Cumberland County Office on Aging and Disabled
Bridgeton, NJ
(856) 453-2220
Essex County Division of Senior Services
Verona, NJ
(973) 395-8375
Gloucester County Division of Senior Services
West Deptford, NJ
(856) 384-6900
Hudson County Office on Aging
Jersey City, NJ
(201) 369-4313
Hunterdon County Division of Senior, Disabilities & Veterans Services
Flemington, NJ
(908) 788-1361
Mercer County Office on Aging
Trenton, NJ
(609) 989-6661
Middlesex County Office of Aging & Disabled Services
New Brunswick, NJ
(732) 745-3295
Monmouth County Office on Aging, Disabilities and Veterans Services
Freehold, NJ
(732) 431-7450
Morris County Division on Aging, Disabilities and Veterans
Morristown, NJ
(973) 285-6848
Ocean County Office of Senior Services
Toms River, NJ
(732) 929-2091
Passaic County Office on Aging
Totowa, NJ
(973) 569-4060
Salem County Office on Aging
Salem, NJ
(856) 339-8622
Somerset County Office on Aging and Disability Services
Somerville, NJ
(908) 704-6346
Sussex County Division of Senior Services
Newton, NJ
(973) 579-0555
Union County Division on Aging and Disability Resource Connection
Elizabeth, NJ
(908) 527-4869
Warren County Division of Aging & Disability Services
Belvidere, NJ
(908) 475-6591

For national organizations, see our list of senior care resources

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