Based in a chiefly suburban area of Bristol County, Somerset has 5 residential care facilities around the city that provides residents a collection of care options from which to select from. Getting around the city of Somerset can potentially be difficult, requiring a car or family member's help. Should the need arise, there are several number of skilled nursing facilities and hospitals in and around Somerset.
Assisted Living Amenities & Services
Some of the standard amenities in Somerset include:
Nursing staff 24-hours a day
Somerset has a diverse network that are there for seniors' individual daily needs which may go passed the basic level of amenities. Access to on-call specialists like Psychiatrists, Nurses, Psychologists, and Dentists can also be arranged at many senior care facilities. Some offer devotional services. Still other facilities provide transportation (free and at-cost), or even can provide more advanced care like diabetes monitoring.
While not necessary, when contacting the facilities you are interested in it can be useful to have 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 need.
Assisted Living Costs
Annual cost of elder care facilities in Somerset may run approximately $58,100 - $63,700 or $4,800 - $5,300 per month based on estimates. Neighboring Dartmouth averages around $5,900 for long-term care facilities, which costs more than Somerset. For residents who can qualify there are usually state programs to supplement costs. To get a better idea of averages, browse through the detailed cost table below for 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.