Norwalk, which is located in a mostly urban part of Fairfield County, has four elderly care facilities which offers residents a range of long term care options to select from. There is the possibility for it to be difficult to get around Norwalk, but it can be manageable for most without a car. If needed, there are several number of nursing homes and hospitals nearby.
Assisted Living Services
It is important to ask for desired amenities so that you or your loved one can feel secure. Some of the amenities provided in Norwalk care facilities include:
Experience nursing staff 24-hours a day
It is also possible to find facilities that can meet patient needs. If religion is essential to you or your loved one, many care facilities offer devotional services on site, while those that offer off-site services usually arranging for a way for them to get there. These amenities can be as simple as offering vegetarian meals (dietician approved), allowing pet visits, as well as arranging activities within common areas. Specialized care facilities may provide or facilitate access to on-call therapists .
While not necessary, when contacting the facilities you are interested in it can be helpful to have medical history including any insurance, doctor, and contacts for any questions the facility coordinator might have. This can aid in outlining any specialized care the individual might require.
Assisted Living Pricing
The cost of residential care facilities can change depending on the kind of services needed, but on average it costs residents about $5,200 - $6,800 each month. Nearby Darien averages around $8,400 for long term care facilities, which costs more than Norwalk. Additionally, there can be a number of state and/or federal financial aid options to help cover the cost of care for low-earning families. View a more detailed table of costs with comparisons for nearby 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.