This statistic displays the daily rate and growth in the United States long-term community care services as of 2019. Adult day health care services in the U.S. cost a national median of 75 U.S. dollars per day. Long-term health care can be provided in various environments. Adult day health care (ADC) provides social support in a community setting through socialization, supervision, and structured activities. Personal care, transportation, meals, and other related services may also be provided.
Community long-term care
The national daily rate of adult day health care increased by 4.17 percent from 2018 to 2019. The rate of home health aide services has increased by 4.55 percent since 2018. There are various long-term care facilities offered in the United States and these vary in terms of the types of services provided. Assisted living facilities provide full-time supervision and services that include helping with daily activities such as eating and bathing. Nursing homes provide skilled nursing services and rehabilitation as well as the daily assistance provided in assisted living facilities.
The median cost of assisted living facilities with a single occupancy was 48,612 U.S. dollars as of 2019 and the median cost for a private room in a nursing home was 102,200 U.S. dollars. Currently, over 3 million elderly adults receive care in nursing facilities. One of the major medical issues occurring in these long-term care facilities is the risk of serious infections such as urinary tract infections and antibiotic-resistant staph infections.
Daily costs and increase of community long-term care in the U.S. as of 2019
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Genworth. (October 8, 2019). Daily costs and increase of community long-term care in the U.S. as of 2019 [Graph]. In Statista. Retrieved June 25, 2022, from https://www.statista.com/statistics/310397/daily-costs-and-increase-in-long-term-community-care-us/
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Genworth. (2019). Daily costs and increase of community long-term care in the U.S. as of 2019. Statista. Statista Inc.. Accessed: June 25, 2022. https://www.statista.com/statistics/310397/daily-costs-and-increase-in-long-term-community-care-us/
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