The city of Novato offers individuals a variety of long term care options to settle upon with approximately twenty community care facilities within the area. Getting around the city is not too tough with the multitude of transportation options. As needed, there are several number of nursing homes and hospitals nearby.
Assisted Living Amenities & Services
Feeling secure at a care facility is predominantly about finding the amenities you need that are applicable at a given center. Novato facilities provide amenities such as:
Nurses available 24-hours
It is also possible to find care facilities that caters to individual needs. Some care facilities provide kosher meals. They may also allow dogs/cats, provide indoor activities, and provide parking for those who can still drive. Some offer devotional services including spiritual healing. Still other facilities offer transportation (either complementary or for a nominal fee), or even can provide more advanced care like insulin injections. A lot of care facilities also have specialists on call in the event that advanced care is needed, Therapists, Physicians, and Psychiatrists are just some examples.
While not necessary, when contacting the facilities you are interested in it can be advantageous to have the resident's medical history including any insurance, doctor, and facility names and contacts for any questions the facility representative might have. This can aid in outlining any special care the individual might need.
Assisted Living Cost Comparison
The price for services varies based on required services, but in the city basic residential care facilities are about $6,600 monthly. In comparison, the cost for assisted living in neighboring San Rafael is up to $6,500 per month. Additionally, there can be a variety of state and/or federal financial aid options to help reduce the cost of care for low-earning families. View a more detailed table of costs with comparisons for neighboring cities below.
Source: Aggregated from the Genworth 2013, 2015 Cost of Care Survey, state licensing units, and from facility surveys. While we make every effort to ensure accuracy, please confirm details with facilities directly.