Located in a principally suburban section of Union County, Scotch Plains has nine elderly care facilities in the vicinity of the city that gives residents a collection of long term care options from which to select from. Moving around in the city of Scotch Plains can be challenging to do without a car or friend to help. According to the latest published surveys there are a number of top nursing facilities, as well as hospitals in the nearby area.
Assisted Living Amenities
It is important to find the amenities required so that you or your loved one can feel secure. Scotch Plains facilities provide amenities such as:
Experience nursing staff 24-hours a day
Dogs & cats allowed
Scotch Plains has a diverse network that can cater to seniors' unique needs which can go over and above the customary level of services. Some offer devotional services including spiritual healing. Still other senior care facilities provide transportation (for-fee and complimentary), or even can provide care like diabetes monitoring. Some care facilities offer kosher meals. They allow dogs/cats, provide outdoor activities, and provide resident parking. Many senior care facilities also have specialists on call in the event that more advanced care is required, Podiatrists, Gerontologists, and Psychologists among others.
While not vital, when contacting the facilities you are interested in it can be useful to have the resident'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 require.
Assisted Living Pricing
Based on recent surveys & records the cost of community care facilities in and around the city is about $5,900 - $6,800 every month. Neighboring Fanwood averages around $6,400 for senior care facilities, which costs more than Scotch Plains. Individuals that need help covering the cost of care may possibly be eligible for aid options through the state of New Jersey. For more information, browse through the cost table 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.