Westwood, which is based in a chiefly suburban section of Norfolk County, has nine residential care facilities which provide individuals a variety of care options to select from. Getting around the city of Westwood can potentially be challenging, requiring a car or family member's help. According to the latest published surveys there are many top nursing home options and hospitals in and around the city.
Senior Living Amenities & Services
Feeling secure at a residential care facility is mainly about finding the combination of amenities the resident needs that are available at a given location. Some of the amenities in these care facilities can include:
Beauty and barber services
Hospice and comfort care
Westwood has a varied network of facilities that can meet seniors' unique needs which may go passed the average level of amenities or services. Many long term care facilities also have specialists on-call in the event that advanced care is needed, Psychiatrists, Podiatrists, and Dentists are just some examples. Some elder care facilities provide transportation (for-fee and complimentary), giving your loved one the option to see the city. Also, Spanish is spoken by some facilities in the area among the staff or personnel to better serve the residents.
When calling the senior care facilities listed on this page it can be convenient - though not imperative - to have your history available. Consider preparing a brief medical history list. Be sure to include any relevant insurance, doctor and hospital names and phone numbers as the new facility onboarding manager might have certain questions. This type of info can aid in planning any specialized care the individual might need, which helps with choosing a facility.
Senior Living Pricing
The price of residential care facilities can change based on the type of services required, but on average it costs residents about $6,400 - $6,800 per month. Neighboring Norwood averages as much as $6,400 for senior care facilities, which costs more than Westwood. Individuals that don't have the means to cover the cost of care may be eligible for financial aid through local and/or federal governments. The list below gives you an idea for costs in cities nearby Westwood:
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.