Search for Skilled Nursing Facilities
e.g. “80202” or “denver, co” or “6000 e 4th ave denver”
or “Denver Intl Airport”
Websites are included for fifteen states at this time:
AK AZ CO CT FL MA ME NC NH NJ NY RI SC VT WY.
Selecting a Nursing Home is one of the most important decisions you will make. Selecting the wrong one can be catastrophic. GOWD provides information for making the best selection. The medicare.gov database includes nursing home ratings for over 16,000 facilities. Using the search tool, results are listed for all facilities within a 25 mile radius, but this distance can be adjusted. Included in the list of results are links to the facility website, if available, a road map with directions to the facility, and an inspection report.
RECOMMENDATIONS & IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS
As you will probably be comparing several facilities, we recommend that you download the checklist and review important considerations to help you to make informed decisions. Discuss the items included in the Nursing Home Checklist and ask for written confirmation from the facility that they do not have any problems in the articles below that are useful when you are evaluating facilities.