Located in a chiefly suburban area of New Castle County, Claymont has four facilities around the city that offers residents a collection of long term care options from which to decide on. There is potential for it to be tough to move about Claymont, but it can be doable for most without their own car. According to the latest published surveys there are a number of top rated nursing homes, as well as hospitals in the nearby area.
Assisted Living Amenities
Some of the amenities in these care facilities that may help you feel comfortable can include:
Claymont has a diverse network that can cater to seniors' unique needs which can go passed the customary level of services. Some facilities offer kosher meals. They may also allow some pets, arrange outdoor activities, and provide resident parking for those who can still drive. Some offer devotional services including spiritual healing. Still other senior care facilities offer transportation (for-fee and complimentary), or even can provide more advanced care like insulin injections. A lot of long-term care facilities also have specialists on staff in the event that more advanced care is needed, Dentists, Podiatrists, Gerontologists, and Physical Therapists to name a few.
While not crucial, when contacting the facilities you are interested in it can be advantageous to have the interested party's medical history including any insurance, doctor, and contacts for any questions the facility coordinator might have. This can aid in planning any specialized care the individual might need.
Senior Living Pricing
The cost of care facilities can change depending on the type of services required, but on average it costs residents around $5,200 to $5,600 per month. Nearby Wilmington is around $6,800 for assisted living facilities, which costs more than Claymont. Additionally, there usually are a variety of state programs to help lower the cost of care for low-earning families. The list below has average costs in cities nearby Claymont:
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.