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Cost of Virginia Nursing Homes

According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average cost of skilled nursing in Virginia is $6,707 per month.

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

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

The rate for a is typically higher. In Virginia, the average cost is $7,724.

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Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States

Tennessee$5,840
North Carolina$6,266
Kentucky$6,327
U.S.$6,692
Virginia$6,707
Washington D.C.$8,213
Maryland$8,448
West Virginia$8,562

Virginia Nursing Home Statistics

Virginia contains 288 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes. These nursing homes have a total of 32,345 available beds for skilled nursing residents and at the time when we updated this data 86% of those beds were full. The overall average Medicare 5 Star Quality rating for Virginia skilled nursing homes is 3.2 which ranks 41 nationally.

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

Overall Ratings of Virginia Nursing Homes

Capacity of Skilled Nursing Facilities in Virginia

Ownership of Nursing Homes in Virginia

Percent of Virginia Nursing Homes in a Hospital

Percent of Virginia Facilities that are in Continuing Care Retirement Communities

Percent of Virginia Skilled Nursing Facilities with Counseling

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

Researching Skilled Nursing Facilities in Virginia? Ask these questions:

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

Important Helpful Contacts for Nursing Home Residents and Seniors in Virginia

Have a complaint about a Virginia Nursing Home? If you or a loved one in Virginia have a complaint about the qualify of care or overall conditions in a nursing home located in Virginia, report it to:
Department of Health of Virginia - Department of Licensure & Certifications
Local: (804) 367-2100
Do you have a dispute with a nursing home in Virginia 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 for Aging and Rehabilitation Services
elderrightsva.org
Local: (804) 565-1600
Tollfree: (800) 552-3402
As a Virginia resident, do you have questions about your Medicare coverage or a Medigap Policy? You can contact the Virginia state department of insurance at:
Insurance Department of Virginia
scc.virginia.gov
Local: (804) 371-9691
Tollfree: (877) 310-6560
Are you aware of all the Virginia health-based programs and services that may be available? If not, the Virginia Health Department is a valuable resource, contact at the following:
Virginia Department of Health
vdh.state.va.us
Local: (804) 864-7001
Tollfree TDD: (800) 828-1120
Are you on a low income in Virginia and having trouble covering your medical bills? The Virginia medical assistance office may be able to help, contact at:
Department of Medical Assistance Services
dmas.virginia.gov
Local: (804) 786-7933
Are you familiar with the Virginia Area Agencies on the Aging and all the assistance they can provide to you?

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

Mountain Empire Older Citizens
Big Stone Gap, VA
(276) 523-4202
Appalachian Agency for Senior Citizens
Cedar Bluff, VA
(276) 964-4915
District Three Senior Services
Marion, VA
(276) 783-8157
New River Valley Agency on Aging
Pulaski, VA
(540) 980-7720
Local Office on Aging
Roanoke, VA
(540) 345-0451
Valley Program for Aging Services
Waynesboro, VA
(540) 949-7141
Shenandoah Area Agency on Aging
Front Royal, VA
(540) 635-7141
Rappahannock Rapidan Community Services
Culpeper, VA
(540) 825-3100
Jefferson Area Board for Aging
Charlottesville, VA
(434) 817-5222
Central Virginia Alliance for Community Living
Lynchburg, VA
(434) 385-9070
Southern Area Agency on Aging
Martinsville, VA
(276) 632-6442
Lake Country Area Agency on Aging
South Hill, VA
(434) 447-7661
Piedmont Senior Resources Area Agency on Aging
Burkeville, VA
(434) 767-5588
Senior Connections, The Capital Area Agency on Aging
Richmond, VA
(804) 343-3000
Rappahannock Area Agency on Aging
Fredericksburg, VA
(540) 371-3375
Bay Aging
Urbanna, VA
(804) 758-2386
Crater District Area Agency on Aging
Petersburg, VA
(804) 732-7020
Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia
Norfolk, VA
(757) 461-9481
Peninsula Agency on Aging
Newport News, VA
(757) 873-0541
Eastern Shore Area Agency on Aging
Exmore, VA
(757) 442-9652
Alexandria Division of Aging and Adult Services
Alexandria, VA
(703) 746-5999
Arlington Area Agency on Aging
Arlington, VA
(703) 228-1700
Fairfax Area Agency on Aging
Fairfax, VA
(703) 324-5411
Loudoun County Area Agency on Aging
Ashburn, VA
(703) 777-0257
Prince William Area Agency on Aging
Woodbridge, VA
(703) 792-6400

For national organizations, see our list of senior care resources

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