Maine Nursing Homes

Waves crash against a rocky shore in ME (Maine) where a lighthouse stands in the background The average cost of Nursing Homes in Maine is $275 per day. In Maine there are 109 Nursing Homes. We can help you find the best matches for your needs.

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Map of Maine Nursing Homes

Map of Maine Nursing Homes

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Maine is a state that offers many different activities for its residents, including seniors who reside in nursing homes in the state. A higher standard of living combined with the state's natural beauty allows seniors to enjoy the finer things in life while ensuring their medical needs are met. Open air festivals, symphonies and some of the best shopping in the Northeast give seniors a variety of options to suit their interests as well as their activity levels.

Maine boasts a number of hospitals and healthcare facilities that have been nationally recognized as providing superior care as well as offering specialties that are important to the quality of life for a number of seniors. Located in the Portland area are the Maine Medical Center has high marks in urology, orthopedics and cancer. Mercy Hospital also located in Portland is a leading geriatric center. MaineGeneral Medical Center, located in Waterview, is a high-performing medical center in the specialties of geriatrics, pulmonology, urology and diabetes and endocrinology. Eastern Maine Medical Center, situated in Bangor, is highly ranked in nephrology and cardiology and heart surgery.

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Nursing homes in Maine are facilities that offer medical services and nursing care to those segments of the population that need more services than can be given in their homes by family members or members of the home health system. Residential care facilities and assisted living facilities offer assistance with living services and housekeeping services in semi-private or private bedrooms or apartments.

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Regulation Nursing HomesThe Department of Health and Human Services has been charged with overseeing Maine nursing homes. Each nursing home must be licensed in accordance with the rules and regulations put forth by the agency. These are designed to afford residents the best in day-to-day care skills and nursing care. If the nursing home receives payment from Medicare or Medicaid for the residents care, the federal government has its own rules and regulations that must be followed, though there is a great deal of overlap. Inspections are regularly performed which includes interviewing of residence to insure their needs are being met.