Cost of Assisted Living in Utah
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 Utah is $3,135.
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 Utah
Choosing assisted living care for yourself or a loved one can be stressful. Many consumer begin their assisted living search by using information provided by state regulatory agencies to learn more about the background of a potential community. However, public access to these records differ depending on the state. Learn more about the accessibility and transparency of assisted living records in Utah.
Public Records and License Status
Utah provides very limited online access to assisted living records. They do not provide information about inspections, violations, survey results or complaints online.
For basic information about assisted living in Utah, visit the Health Facility Information website. For more specific information contact the appropriate long term care ombudsman at www.eldercare.gov or make a request via the Freedom of Information Act.
Violations and Resident Protection
While Utah does provide an updated list of licensed assisted living communities within the state, the information is not searchable and does not include information regarding violations, survey results, inspection reports or complaints.
Utah does provide information about capacity at facilities as well as payment information. However, they do not provide information about special licensing, contact information, or the price of care.
Utah performs inspections every three years and can fine communities for non-compliance.