Find the Best Nursing Homes in Maine

Like many states with high health care costs, Maine is largely rural with healthcare providers centered around larger urban centers such as Portland and Augusta. Maine's population of around 1.5 million people is slightly more senior than the rest of the U.S., which means there are plenty of great options for senior care throughout the state. Our resources can help you find the best post-acute care in Maine no matter where your live or your situation.


Maine Healthcare Resources

Researching information for a care decision can be difficult and time consuming. The first step is to educate yourself on the services and resources available in Maine and community.


Key Statistics About Maine Nursing Homes

103 Medicare certified facilities

$321 average daily cost for Nursing Homes, 20% above the national average.

average Medicare quality rating


Short Term Stay Quality Metrics - Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF)

Percentage of short-stay residents who made improvements in function:

68.0%
National
Percentage of short-stay residents who were rehospitalized after a nursing home admission:

20.8%
National
Percentage of short-stay residents who were successfully discharged to the community:

49.2%
National
Percentage of short-stay residents who had an outpatient emergency department visit:

10.3%
National


Long Term Stay Quality Metrics - Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF)

Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury:

3.4%
National
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain:

0.0%
National
Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened:

17.1%
National
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased:

14.5%
National


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Frequently Asked Questions About Nursing Homes

What is a skilled nursing facility?
What types of services are offered in skilled nursing facilities?
How does a skilled nursing facility differ from a nursing home?
How do I pay for a skilled nursing facility?
How do I compare healthcare providers with repisodic?

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