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Cost of Vermont Nursing Homes

According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average cost of skilled nursing in Vermont is $8,502 per month.

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

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

The rate for a is typically higher. In Vermont, the average cost is $8,760.

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Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States

U.S.$6,692
Vermont$8,502
New Hampshire$9,612
Massachusetts$10,737
New York$10,980

Vermont Nursing Home Statistics

Vermont contains 36 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes. These nursing homes have a total of 3,107 available beds for skilled nursing residents and at the time when we updated this data 80% of those beds were full. The overall average Medicare 5 Star Quality rating for Vermont skilled nursing homes is 3.4 which ranks 30 nationally.

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

Overall Ratings of Vermont Nursing Homes

Capacity of Skilled Nursing Facilities in Vermont

Ownership of Nursing Homes in Vermont

Percent of Vermont Nursing Homes in a Hospital

Percent of Vermont Facilities that are in Continuing Care Retirement Communities

Percent of Vermont Skilled Nursing Facilities with Counseling

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

Researching Skilled Nursing Facilities in Vermont? Ask these questions:

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

Important Helpful Contacts for Nursing Home Residents and Seniors in Vermont

Have a complaint about a Vermont Nursing Home? If you or a loved one in Vermont have a complaint about the qualify of care or overall conditions in a nursing home located in Vermont, report it to:
Department of Aging and Independent living
Local: (802) 871-3317
Tollfree: (800) 564-1612
Do you have a dispute with a nursing home in Vermont 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:
Vermont Long Term Care Ombudsman Project
vtlawhelp.org
Local: (802) 863-5620
Tollfree: (800) 889-2047
As a Vermont resident, do you have questions about your Medicare coverage or a Medigap Policy? You can contact the Vermont state department of insurance at:
Department of Financial Regulation
dfr.vermont.gov
Local: (802) 828-3301
Tollfree: (800) 964-1784
Are you aware of all the Vermont health-based programs and services that may be available? If not, the Vermont Health Department is a valuable resource, contact at the following:
Vermont Department of Health
healthvermont.gov
Local: (802) 863-7200
Local Notes: TTY Phone: 711
Tollfree: (800) 464-4343
Are you on a low income in Vermont and having trouble covering your medical bills? The Vermont medical assistance office may be able to help, contact at:
Agency of Human Services of Vermont
humanservices.vermont.gov
Local: (802) 871-3009
Tollfree: (800) 250-8427
Tollfree Notes: Uses the 711 Relay for TTY local and Toll Free
Are you familiar with the Vermont Area Agencies on the Aging and all the assistance they can provide to you?

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

Age Well
Essex Junction, VT
(802) 865-0360
Central Vermont Council on Aging
Barre, VT
(802) 479-0531
Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging
St. Johnsbury, VT
(802) 748-5182
Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging
Rutland, VT
(802) 786-5990
Senior Solutions, Council on Aging for Southeast Vermont
Springfield, VT
(802) 885-2655

For national organizations, see our list of senior care resources

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