The city of Dartmouth provides people an assortment of long term care options to select from with 8 facilities within the area. Getting around in the city of Dartmouth can be challenging to do without a car or friend to help. If needed, there are nursing homes and hospitals nearby.
Senior Living Services
It is important to ask for desired amenities so that you or your loved one can feel secure. Dartmouth facilities provide amenities such as:
Beauty and barber services
Hospice and comfort care
Meeting the needs of every senior is simple with the diverse network of facilities which operates in Dartmouth. These amenities can be simple things like offering vegetarian meals (screened by nutritionist), allowing pet visits, as well as organizing activities within common areas. Some arrange for devotional services. Still other senior care facilities provide transportation, or even can provide more advanced care like blood glucose monitoring. Specialized senior care facilities may facilitate access to on-call therapists like occupational, speech and physical therapists. Portuguese and Spanish are spoken among the staff of many facilities in the city.
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 intake manager might have. This can aid in planning any special care the individual might require.
Senior Living Cost Comparison
The price of elder care facilities can change based on the kind of services needed, but on average it costs residents approximately $4,900 each month. Neighboring Fairhaven is around $6,500 for assisted living facilities, which costs more than Dartmouth. For individuals who can qualify there are usually state & federal options to lower the financial burden. To get a better idea of averages, browse through the cost list below which provides comparisons to 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.