Scotts Valley, which is based in a chiefly suburban area of Santa Cruz County, has 8 care facilities which provide residents a range of care options to decide on. Public transportation options may be limited, making it burdensome to get around the city without a car or friend. As needed, there are a number of nursing home facilities and hospitals in the surrounding areas around Scotts Valley.
Senior Living Amenities in Scotts Valley
Feeling secure at an elder care facility is mostly about finding the right combination of amenities that are available at a given facility. Some of the amenities provided in Scotts Valley care facilities include:
Dogs & cats allowed
Palliative care and medical support
Nursing staff 24-hours a day
Meeting the needs of every senior is effortless with the varied network which serves Scotts Valley. These amenities can be as simple as offering vegetarian meals (screened by a nutritionist), allowing pet visits, as well as activities within common areas. Specialized facilities may provide for on-call therapists for example, occupational and speech therapists. Some arrange for devotional services. Still other care facilities provide transportation (free and at-cost), or even can provide care like diabetes monitoring.
While not required, when contacting the facilities listed below it can be convenient to have the interested party's medical history including any insurance, doctor, and facility names and contacts for any questions the facility representative might have. This can aid in planning any specialized care the individual might require.
Assisted Living Costs
Looking at recent surveys the cost for residential care facilities in and around the city can be around $5,000 to $6,100 monthly. In comparison, the cost of assisted living in neighboring Santa Cruz is around $5,900 per month. Additionally, there could be a number of federal financial aid options to help supplement the cost of care for low-earning families. For more information, browse through the detailed cost table list below for comparisons to other neighboring cities.
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.