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Long Term Care

LONG-TERM CARE A Comparison of Assisted Living and Nursing Homes LONG-TERM CARE A range of supportive medical, personal and social services needed by people who are unable to meet their basic living needs for an extended period of time. This support, which requires the aid of a healthy caregiver, can be supplied at an assisted living facility or a nursing home. What's the difference between the two? Assisted Living VS Nursing Home A place where residents can receive assistance in daily living, but are capable of handling most daily activities on their A place of residence for people who require constant nursing care and have significant deficiencies with activities of daily living. own and do not need constant care. Number of Facilities in the U.S. 38,000 15,600 Average Facility Size 54 UNITS 108.42 BEDS Facility Size Varies Greatly In recent years, a few nursing homes are beginning to change the way they are managed and organized to create a more resident-centered environment, so they are more "home-like" and less "hostpital-like" From small residential house for one resident to very large facilities providing services to hundreds of residents. Services Minor Medical Supervision Extensive Medical Care Personal Care Assistance 24-hour supervision Security and Emergency Call Systems Assisted Living Housekeeping Services Nursing Home Social Activities Meals (More Independence) Resident's freedom (More Restrictive) Transportation Staff Certified nursing homes have licensed practical nurses (LPNS) on duty 24 hours a day. Registered Nurses (RNs) and Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNS) are accessible and on call (but maybe not present). For at least 8 hours per day, 7 days per week, there must be a registered nurse on duty. 1.6 Number of Activities of Daily Living (ADL) that Assisted Living Residents need help with м т Percentage of Residents Needing Help BATHING DRESSING For Every 100 Resident Beds... ...there are... 64% 39% 40 nursing assistants MEAL MANAGING MEDICATION PARATION 87% 81% 7 RNs EATING TOILETING 12% 26% ..and... 13 LPNS TRANSFERRING 19% Average Age 86.9- 79 Average age upon admission 85.7 87.3 90% r 50% are 65 and older are 85 and older Male Female IШИЛ 60 80 100 Average Stay 28.3 months 28.8 months Men vs. Women 26% 30% men men 74% 70% women women Cost Average Monthly Medians $8,000 $6,184 $6,206 $6,479 $7,000 $6,000 $5,000 $4,000 $2,825 $3,185 $3,261 $3,000 $2,000 $1,000 $0 2009 2010 2011 Assisted Living Facility- Private Nursing Home - Private Highs and Lows of States - Average Monthly Medians Assisted Living Facility - Private Room Nursing Home - Private Room $4,950 $11,710 Connecticut Massachusetts $2,400 Georgia $4,410 Oklahoma Missouri Insurance Coverage 98.5% Neither Medicare Parts A nor B offer coverage for comprehensive ongoing long-term care. Nursing facilities certified to participate in Medicare, Medicaid or both Many states cover some assisted living services under their Medicaid programs; however, these fluctuate widely in terms of eligibility requirements and dollar amounts of coverage. A "Skilled Nursing Facility" is a nursing A "Nursing Facility" is a nursing home certified to participate in, and be reimbursed by Medicaid. home certified to participate in, and be reimbursed by Medicare. Medicare covers nursing home services for up to 100 days for beneficiaries who require skilled nursing care or rehabilitation services following a hospitalization of at least three consecutive days. SOURCES Genworth Financial Cost of Care Surveys, 2005-2011 ( ( INFOGRAPHIC BROUGHT TO YOU BY XÝY Assisted Living Facilities .org AND SkilledNursingFacilities .org CREATED BY OBIZMEDIA

Long Term Care

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This infographic provides a detailed comparison of assisted living vs. nursing homes. It provides a comparison for care and cost of each place.


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