Cost of Assisted Living in Virginia
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 Virginia is $3,542.
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.
Best Places to Retire in Virginia 2012
Roanoke Virginia: 217 days of sunshine per year. A bustling small city amid the magic of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Affordable cost-of-living. (AARP Best Places to Live on $100 a Day)
Richmond Virginia: The historic city is two hours from D.C. and gaining a rep for its culture and cuisine. (CNN Money Best Places to Retire Now)
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Assisted Living Rules and Regulations in Virginia
Beginning the search for assisted living can be confusing and overwhelming. Many consumers turn to state regulatory agencies to help them make educated decisions regarding senior care communities. However, public access to assisted living records is different in each state. Learn more about assisted living records in Virginia.
Public Records and License Status
Virginia offers consumer exceptional access and transparency to assisted living records with online information on complaints and violations dating back to 2003.
To learn more about assisted living communities in Virginia, visit the state’s Department of Social Services Assisted Living Facility Search Form. Users can narrow their search using the community name, address or special services offered. Select a community to learn more information and gain access to inspection reports.
Violations and Resident Protection
Inspections are performed in Virginia annually and the state can fine communities for violations or for being found in non-compliance.
Virginia provides an updated and accurate list of licensed assisted living communities online in a searchable format. They also post information regarding inspections, violations, complaints, survey results and violation in the same online location.
While Virginia does not provide access to special licensing information, payment or pricing information, they do give capacity and contact information for facilities.