Find the Best Nursing Homes in Utah

Utah holds a unique distinction among U.S. states when it comes to healthcare: the state has the healthiest population and the lowest per-capita health care costs, according to many studies. Utah's health care system also benefits from a strong financial history and a forward-looking approach to the use of data. That means senior care providers in the state consistently rank among the country's best. With so many great options, navigating the states many different providers may seem overwhelming. With our free resources and comprehensive profiles of follow-up care provider in the state, we make it easy to find the best care for you or your loved one.


Utah 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 Utah and community.

  • Utah Health Department
  • Healthcare resources for residents of Utah.

  • Utah Aging and Adult Services
  • State programs that provide a range of services to Utah seniors that help ensure their well-being, dignity and choice.

  • Utah Long-Term Care Ombudsman
  • Seeks resolution of problems and advocates for the rights of residents of long term care facilities to ensure and enhance the quality of life and care of residents.


Key Statistics About Utah Nursing Homes

104 Medicare certified facilities

$229 average daily cost for Nursing Homes, 14% below 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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