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Cost of Ohio Nursing Homes

According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average cost of skilled nursing in Ohio is $6,388 per month.

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

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

The rate for a is typically higher. In Ohio, the average cost is $7,148.

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Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States

West Virginia$8,562

Ohio Nursing Home Statistics

Ohio contains 965 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes. These nursing homes have a total of 89,676 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 Ohio skilled nursing homes is 3.3 which ranks 34 nationally.

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

Overall Ratings of Ohio Nursing Homes

Capacity of Skilled Nursing Facilities in Ohio

Ownership of Nursing Homes in Ohio

Percent of Ohio Nursing Homes in a Hospital

Percent of Ohio Facilities that are in Continuing Care Retirement Communities

Percent of Ohio Skilled Nursing Facilities with Counseling

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

Researching Skilled Nursing Facilities in Ohio? Ask these questions:

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

Important Helpful Contacts for Nursing Home Residents and Seniors in Ohio

Have a complaint about a Ohio Nursing Home? If you or a loved one in Ohio have a complaint about the qualify of care or overall conditions in a nursing home located in Ohio, report it to:
Bureau of Long Term Care of Ohio - Quality Assurance
Local: (614) 752-9524
Do you have a dispute with a nursing home in Ohio 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:
Department of Aging of Ohio - Elder Rights Unit
Local: (614) 466-1221
Tollfree: (800) 282-1206
As a Ohio resident, do you have questions about your Medicare coverage or a Medigap Policy? You can contact the Ohio state department of insurance at:
Consumer Services Division of Ohio
Local: (614) 644-2673
Local TDD: (614) 644-3745
Tollfree: (800) 686-1526
Are you aware of all the Ohio health-based programs and services that may be available? If not, the Ohio Health Department is a valuable resource, contact at the following:
Ohio Department of Health
Local: (614) 466-3543
Are you on a low income in Ohio and having trouble covering your medical bills? The Ohio medical assistance office may be able to help, contact at:
Department of Job and Family Services of Ohio - Ohio Health Plans
Tollfree: (800) 324-8680
Are you familiar with the Ohio Area Agencies on the Aging and all the assistance they can provide to you?

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

Council on Aging of Southwestern Ohio
Cincinnati, OH
(513) 721-1025
Area Agency on Aging, PSA #2
Dayton, OH
(937) 341-3000
Area Agency on Aging 3
Lima, OH
(419) 222-7723
Area Office on Aging of Northwestern Ohio, Inc.
Toledo, OH
(419) 382-0624
Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc.
Ontario, OH
(419) 524-4144
Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging
Columbus, OH
(614) 645-7250
Area Agency on Aging District 7
Rio Grande, OH
(800) 582-7277
Buckeye Hills Regional Council Aging and Disability
Marietta, OH
(740) 373-6400
Area Agency on Aging, Region 9, Inc.
Cambridge, OH
(740) 439-2294
Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging
Cleveland, OH
(216) 621-8010
Direction Home Akron Canton Area Agency on Aging & Disabilities
Uniontown, OH
(330) 896-9172
Area Agency on Aging 11
Niles, OH
(330) 505-2300

For national organizations, see our list of senior care resources

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