Long Term Care

Long Term Care

70% of people turning 65 CAN EXPECT to use some form of LONG TERM CARE during their lives.*

Long Term Care Body

When loved ones need extra help with everyday activities, the Boulder City Hospital Long Term Care unit provides a home away from home. We provide structured pathways and a multidisciplinary approach for the determined level of long term care necessary. Our program helps patients transition from hospital to home with access to a variety of services physical therapy, wound care and more in a compassionate and caring long term care environment.

Symptoms

Long-term care may be needed when a person can no longer care for themselves or has difficulty performing basic life skills like bathing, toileting, getting dressed, preparing meals and eating food.

  • Advanced Illness or Injury
  • Illness or Injury recovery
  • Rehabilitative therapy

Services

  • 47-Bed Residential Long Term Care Unit
  • Distinct, separate unit
  • Medicare & Medicaid Licensed facility
  • Physician-driven clinical model
  • 24 hour nursing care
  • Wound care
  • IV therapy
  • Medication management
  • Interdisciplinary therapy & nursing approach
  • Restorative nursing care
  • Rehabilitation services
  • Physical therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Speech language therapy
  • Hospice care
  • Nutritional analysis and consultation by a registered dietitian
  • Individualized and group activities provided by a certified activities director
  • Regular social outings
  • Social services provided by a licensed professional
  • Housekeeping and laundry services
  • Transportation services
  • Pet therapy
  • Beauty and barber services
  • Religious services
  • Emergency Room, Lab & Radiology, and other hospital services located within facility

Statistics

  • 22% of individuals over 65 in the highest income quintile will have a long-term care need of two years or longer
  • 31% of individuals over 65 in the lowest income quintile who will have a long-term care need of two years or longer
  • 52% of people turning age 65 will need some type of long-term care services in their lifetime
  • 8% of people aged 65-74 required long-term care services in 2018.
  • 17% of people aged 75-84 required long-term care services in 2018
  • 42% of people older than age 85 needed long-term care services in 2018.
  • 47% of men 65 and older will need long-term care during their lifetime
  • 58% of women 65 and older will need long-term care during their lifetime
  • 33% of people turning 65 will need nursing-home care at some point in their lifetime
  • 70% of people in nursing homes are women
  • 80 is the average age of admission for women in long-term care settings
  • 2.5 years is the average number of years women will need long-term care.
  • 1.5 years: Average number of years men will need long-term care
  • 48% receiving long-term care require care for less than one year.
  • 19% of people receiving long-term care need care for between one and 1.99 years.
  • 21% of people receiving long-term care need care for between two and 4.99 years.
  • 13% of people will need long-term care for longer than five years
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