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Cost of Rhode Island Nursing Homes

According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average cost of skilled nursing in Rhode Island is $7,756 per month.

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

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

The rate for a is typically higher. In Rhode Island, the average cost is $8,593.

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Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States

U.S.$6,692
Rhode Island$7,756
Massachusetts$10,737
Connecticut$12,167

Rhode Island Nursing Home Statistics

Rhode Island contains 84 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes. These nursing homes have a total of 8,739 available beds for skilled nursing residents and at the time when we updated this data 90% of those beds were full. The overall average Medicare 5 Star Quality rating for Rhode Island skilled nursing homes is 3.7 which ranks 11 nationally.

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

Overall Ratings of Rhode Island Nursing Homes

Capacity of Skilled Nursing Facilities in Rhode Island

Ownership of Nursing Homes in Rhode Island

Percent of Rhode Island Nursing Homes in a Hospital

Percent of Rhode Island Facilities that are in Continuing Care Retirement Communities

Percent of Rhode Island Skilled Nursing Facilities with Counseling

Number of Complaints in the Past Year per Skilled Nursing Facility in Rhode Island

Researching Skilled Nursing Facilities in Rhode Island? Ask these questions:

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

Important Helpful Contacts for Nursing Home Residents and Seniors in Rhode Island

Have a complaint about a Rhode Island Nursing Home? If you or a loved one in Rhode Island have a complaint about the qualify of care or overall conditions in a nursing home located in Rhode Island, report it to:
Rhode Island Department of Health
health.ri.gov
Local: (401) 222-5960
Do you have a dispute with a nursing home in Rhode Island 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:
The Alliance for Better Long Term Care
alliancebltc.com
Local: (401) 785-3340
Tollfree: (888) 351-0808
As a Rhode Island resident, do you have questions about your Medicare coverage or a Medigap Policy? You can contact the Rhode Island state department of insurance at:
Department of Business Regulation of Rhode Island - Insurance Division
dbr.state.ri.us
Local: (401) 462-9500
Are you aware of all the Rhode Island health-based programs and services that may be available? If not, the Rhode Island Health Department is a valuable resource, contact at the following:
Rhode Island Department of Health
health.ri.gov
Local: (401) 222-5960
Tollfree: (800) 942-7434
Tollfree Notes: TTY Phone: 711
Are you on a low income in Rhode Island and having trouble covering your medical bills? The Rhode Island medical assistance office may be able to help, contact at:
Executive Office of Health and Human Services
dhs.ri.gov
Local: (401) 462-5300

For national organizations, see our list of senior care resources

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