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Cost of Nevada Assisted Living Facilities

According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average cost of assisted living in Nevada is $3,238 per month.

The monthly base rate for Nevada assisted living is typically lower when compared to neighboring states. Nevada is also less expensive compared to the national average.

This cost is the base cost for a one-bedroom assisted living unit in Nevada. Additional fees beyond the base rate may apply.

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Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States

Utah$3,000
Nevada$3,238
Idaho$3,240
Arizona$3,420
U.S.$3,600
California$3,750
Oregon$3,880

Much of the information above was adapted from the National Center of Assisted Living 2010 Regulatory Review.

Researching Nevada Assisted Living? Ask these questions:

  • What terms does Nevada require to be disclosed to you prior to making a decision?
    Nevada may require the base price, payment schedule, services included in that rate and other items to be disclosed in writing - be sure to find out.
  • What is the Scope of Care offered?
    Find out the minimum services the facility MUST provide to you, as required by Nevada. These may include 24-hour supervision, types of meals, medical attention, etc.
  • What are the admission requirements to live at the facility?
    Each state is different; find out what the age and physical health requirements are for this specific facility as well as facilities in Nevada. Determine if the type of care you need is offered by the individual facility.
  • Will the facility complete an assessment and create a care plan for the resident?
    Nevada probably requires an initial evaluation and the creation of a care plan - be sure to find out exactly what the facility offers.
  • Ask about the handling of medication in the facility?
    There are sure to be specific requirements in Nevada - ask how the facility handles administering your medication.
  • Does the facility offer rooms and other areas that meet or exceed those required by Nevada?
    Nevada will have a minimum size of rooms, a limit to number of people per room, and even requirements as to privacy of available bathrooms - make sure you ask.
  • Does the facility offer the available required staff?
    Make sure the facility staffs the proper professionals, as Nevada requires. These may include an administrator and caregivers, as well as round-the-clock staff.
  • Is memory care offered?
    Find out of the facility is licensed to be able to handle dementia or Alzheimer's care in Nevada.
  • Are Medicaid waivers available for Nevada for this specific facility?
    If you are unable to cover the costs, find out if the facility may offer a Nevada Medicaid Waiver. You can also research at dhhs.nv.gov.

Helpful Nevada Assisted Living Resources

Do you have a question about licensing or regulations of assisted living facilities in Nevada? Questions about licensing and regulations are handled at the state level. You can contact the Nevada licensing and regulatory agency at:
Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public and Behavioral Health, Bureau of Health Care Quality and Compliance
dpbh.nv.gov
(702) 486-6515
Do you want to report an issue or have a dispute with a senior living facility in Nevada? Your local Nevada long-term care ombudsman can help resolve disputes and offer assistance in your long-term care decisions. You can contact them at:
Aging and Disability Services Divison (formerly Division for Aging Services of Nevada)
nvaging.net
Local: (702) 486-3545
Tollfree: (866) 303-6323
Are you aware of all the Nevada health-based programs available to you? Your Nevada Health Department can be a great resource. Contact them at:
Nevada Department of Health and Human Services Division of Welfare and Supportive Services
nvaging.net
Local: (775) 687-4210

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