Found in a chiefly suburban section of St Clair County, Swansea has five residential care facilities close to the city that gives residents a variety of long term care options of which to select from. Public transportation choices may be limited, making it difficult to get around the city without a car or family member or friend. According to the latest published surveys there are several top rated nursing homes, as well as hospitals in and around the city.
Assisted Living Services
It is important to ask for the amenities required so that you or your loved one can feel relaxed. Some of the amenities provided in Swansea care facilities include:
Dogs & cats allowed
Doctors are on call
Personal care services
Aside from having a full complement of amenities, Swansea also has a varied network of facilities that provides for seniors' unique requirements. If religion is essential to you or your loved one, many care facilities arrange devotional services on site, with those that offer off-site services usually arranging for a means for transportation. Some care facilities arrange for kosher meals. They may allow some pets, arrange activities, and provide parking for those who can still drive. A lot of senior care facilities also have a number of specialists and doctors on-call in the event advanced care is needed, Physicians, Dentists, Podiatrists, and Gerontologists are just some examples.
While not necessary, when contacting the facilities listed below it can be helpful to have medical history including any insurance, doctor, and facility names and contacts for any questions the facility intake manager might have. This can aid in planning any special care the individual might require.
Senior Living Costs
Annual cost of elder care facilities might cost approximately $35,600 or $3,000 per month based on estimates. In contrast, the cost of assisted living facilities in neighboring Fairview Heights is about $5,300 per month. For families who qualify there may be federal programs to reduce costs. To get a better idea of averages, browse through the cost table list below which provides comparisons to neighboring cities.
Assisted Living Average Prices for 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.