Cost of Assisted Living in Missouri
According to the 2012 A Place for Mom Senior Living Costs Survey, the median monthly cost to live in an assisted living one bedroom apartment in Missouri is $3,212.
A Place for Mom uses the term “assisted living” to indicate that the community provides some level of assistance with daily living activities. It is not intended to indicate that the facility meets official state requirements for level of care.
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Assisted Living Rules and Regulations in Missouri
Many state regulatory agencies help consumers make educated decisions when it comes to finding senior care by posting the records of assisted living communities online. However, access to that information differs greatly depending on the state’s policies and procedures. Take a closer look at accessing assisted living records in Missouri.
Public Records and License Status
Missouri offers exceptional access to assisted living records, being ranked the first in the country when it comes to transparency. They also require a high frequency of inspections, mandating that inspections be completed every 6 months.
To learn more about assisted living communities in Missouri visit Missouri’s Department of Health and Senior Services website, called “Show Me Long Term Care“. Enter in a county, city or zip code and then click the name of the community to view its provider page. Information surrounding inspection reports, complaints and violations are available at the bottom of the page. Click on each listing to learn more about the specific complaint or violation.
Violations and Resident Protection
Missouri provides an accurate, current and searchable list of assisted living communities online. In the same online location, Missouri provides information about inspections, complaints, violations and survey results, making it easy for the user to learn the details of each facility. Additionally, Missouri provides information about the capacity of each facility, special licensing for care, payment types accepted at each facility and contact information for communities. They do not provide pricing of each community on their website.
Missouri conducts inspections every 6 months and has the ability to fine communities.