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Cost of Utah Nursing Homes

According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average cost of skilled nursing in Utah is $5,323 per month.

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

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

The rate for a is typically higher. In Utah, the average cost is $6,388.

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Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States

Utah$5,323
Arizona$5,840
New Mexico$6,220
U.S.$6,692
Wyoming$6,692
Idaho$6,935
Colorado$6,996
Nevada$7,178

Utah Nursing Home Statistics

Utah contains 102 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes. These nursing homes have a total of 8,568 available beds for skilled nursing residents and at the time when we updated this data 64% of those beds were full. The overall average Medicare 5 Star Quality rating for Utah skilled nursing homes is 3.6 which ranks 21 nationally.

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

Overall Ratings of Utah Nursing Homes

Capacity of Skilled Nursing Facilities in Utah

Ownership of Nursing Homes in Utah

Percent of Utah Nursing Homes in a Hospital

Percent of Utah Facilities that are in Continuing Care Retirement Communities

Percent of Utah Skilled Nursing Facilities with Counseling

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

Researching Skilled Nursing Facilities in Utah? Ask these questions:

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

Important Helpful Contacts for Nursing Home Residents and Seniors in Utah

Have a complaint about a Utah Nursing Home? If you or a loved one in Utah have a complaint about the qualify of care or overall conditions in a nursing home located in Utah, report it to:
Dept of Health of Utah - Bureau of Medicare/Medicaid Program-Certification and Resident Assessment
health.utah.gov
Local: (801) 538-6158
Tollfree: (800) 662-4157
Do you have a dispute with a nursing home in Utah 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:
Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIP)
hsdaas.utah.gov
Local: (801) 538-3910
Tollfree: (800) 541-7735
As a Utah resident, do you have questions about your Medicare coverage or a Medigap Policy? You can contact the Utah state department of insurance at:
Office of Consumer Health Assistance of Utah
insurance.utah.gov
Local: (801) 538-3077
Tollfree: (800) 439-3805
Are you aware of all the Utah health-based programs and services that may be available? If not, the Utah Health Department is a valuable resource, contact at the following:
Utah Department of Health
health.utah.gov
Local: (801) 538-6155
Tollfree: (800) 662-9651
Are you on a low income in Utah and having trouble covering your medical bills? The Utah medical assistance office may be able to help, contact at:
Utah Department of Health
health.utah.gov
Local: (801) 538-6155
Tollfree: (800) 662-9651
Spanish: (800) 662-9651
Are you familiar with the Utah Area Agencies on the Aging and all the assistance they can provide to you?

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

Bear River Area Agency on Aging
Logan, UT
(435) 752-7242
Mountainland Area Agency on Aging
Orem, UT
(801) 229-3804
Six County Area Agency on Aging
Richfield, UT
(435) 893-0700
Five County Association of Goverments (Area Agency on Aging)
Saint George, UT
(435) 673-3548
Weber-Morgan Area Agency on Aging
Ogden, UT
(801) 625-3770
Salt Lake County Aging & Adult Services
Salt Lake City, UT
(385) 468-3200
Davis County Department of Family Health and Senior Services
Clearfield, UT
(801) 525-5050
Tooele County Aging and Adult Services
Tooele, UT
(435) 277-2462
Uintah Basin Area Agency on Aging
Roosevelt, UT
(435) 722-4518
Council on Aging and Golden Age Center
Vernal, UT
(435) 789-2169
Southeastern Utah Area Agency on Aging
Price, UT
(435) 613-0036
San Juan County Area Agency on Aging
Monticello, UT
(435) 587-3225

For national organizations, see our list of senior care resources

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