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Cost of Washington Nursing Homes
According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average cost of skilled nursing in Washington is $8,078 per month.
The monthly base rate for Washington nursing homes is typically higher when compared to neighboring states. Washington is also more expensive compared to the national average.
This cost is the base cost for a in Washington. Additional fees beyond the base rate may apply.
The rate for a is typically higher. In Washington, the average cost is $8,803.
Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States
Washington Nursing Home StatisticsWashington contains 220 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes. These nursing homes have a total of 21,097 available beds for skilled nursing residents and at the time when we updated this data 77% of those beds were full. The overall average Medicare 5 Star Quality rating for Washington skilled nursing homes is 3.7 which ranks 12 nationally.
Below, we display graphs that show the breakdowns of various important quality ratings and other helpful statistics for skilled nursing facilities in Washington. You can use these statistics to compare an individual nursing home against the averages of the other Washington facilities.
Overall Ratings of Washington Nursing Homes
Capacity of Skilled Nursing Facilities in Washington
Ownership of Nursing Homes in Washington
Percent of Washington Nursing Homes in a Hospital
Percent of Washington Facilities that are in Continuing Care Retirement Communities
Percent of Washington Skilled Nursing Facilities with Counseling
Number of Complaints in the Past Year per Skilled Nursing Facility in Washington
Researching Skilled Nursing Facilities in Washington? Ask these questions:
What are the staffing ratios per resident per day and how does that compare to other nursing homes in Washington?
Does the nursing home's reported time compare favorably to other Washington nursing homes?
What is the nursing home's staff turnover like?
How does this staff turnover compare to other facilities in Washington?
How much time do the nursing home's staff spend with residents each day?
Compare the daily time spent to other facilities in Washington.
How does the nursing home's quality measures compare against other Washington facilities?
Compare the long stay and short stay quality measures against other Washington nursing homes.
What's the nursing home's Medicare rating and how does that compare to others in Washington?
The Medicare rating is based on evaluation of Washington'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 Washington nursing homes?
Does the nursing home accept Medicaid?
If you cannot afford the service, does the facility accept Washington Medicaid?
Important Helpful Contacts for Nursing Home Residents and Seniors in Washington
Tollfree: (800) 562-6078
Tollfree Notes: 800-422-3263
Tollfree TDD: (877) 905-0454
Tollfree: (800) 562-6028
Tollfree: (800) 562-6900
Local Notes: TTY Phone: 711
Tollfree: (800) 525-0127
Tollfree TDD: (800) 525-0127 ext. 711
Tollfree Notes: TTY now using 711 Washington Relay
These offices provide a number of different services to Washington 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 Washington AAA below:
For national organizations, see our list of senior care resources
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