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