Located in a predominantly rural section of Jefferson County, Port Townsend has six residential care facilities within the city that gives residents an assortment of care options of which to decide on. If getting around the city using transportation services provided by the city is vital to you, be sure and investigate your choices. According to government funded surveys there are several top ranked nursing facilities, as well as hospitals in the surrounding areas.
Senior Living Services in Port Townsend
Feeling secure at a care facility is primarily about finding the right combination of amenities that are applicable at a given facility. Some of the amenities provided in Port Townsend care facilities include:
Hospice and comfort care
Nursing staff 24-hours a day
Port Townsend has a diverse network that can cater to seniors' individual needs which can go beyond the usual level of services. Some facilities provide kosher meals. They allow dogs and/or cats, provide indoor activities, and provide resident parking for those who are still mobile. Some facilities offer transportation, giving your loved one the opportunity to see the city. A lot of facilities also have specialists and doctors on-call in the event advanced care is required, Dentists, Podiatrists, and speech therapists are just some examples.
While not imperative, when contacting the facilities you are interested in it can be convenient to have the resident's 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 special care the individual might require.
Assisted Living Costs
Looking at recent surveys the estimated cost of community care facilities in the area is in the range of $3,300 to $5,500 every month. Neighboring Poulsbo averages about $3,900 for senior care facilities, which costs more than Port Townsend. For individuals that can qualify there may be federal options to reduce fees. The list below gives you an idea for costs in cities close to Port Townsend:
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.