The city of Westfield provides people an assortment of long term care options to settle upon with 6 elderly care facilities around the area. Moving around the city should not be too difficult with the many public transportation options. If needed, there are a number of skilled nursing facilities and hospitals in and around Westfield.
Assisted Living Services
Some of the amenities provided in Westfield care facilities that may help you feel relaxed include:
24-hour nursing staff
Hospice and comfort care
Secure Alzheimer's units
It is also possible to find facilities that are there to meet particular lifestyle needs. A lot of long term care facilities also have specialists on-call in the event more advanced care is required, Dentists, Podiatrists, and speech therapists among others. Some care facilities within the city offer kosher meals, allow pets like dogs, provide indoor recreational activities, as well as common areas for group activities. If religion is essential to you or your loved one, many long term care facilities offer devotional services on site, with those that offer off-site services usually arranging for a method of transport. Also, in order to meet the needs of residents, some facilities in the area employ staff members who speak Filipino.
While not required, when contacting the facilities in these lists it can be helpful to have the resident's 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 need.
Senior Living Cost Comparison
The price of elder care facilities may change depending on the kind of services needed, but on average it costs residents around $6,900 per month. Neighboring Cranford is around $6,800 for care facilities, which costs less than Westfield. Additionally, there could be a variety of state and/or federal programs to help cover the cost of care for retired individuals. To get a better idea of averages, browse through the detailed 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.