Guide to Colorado Nursing Homes

Learn about retiring in a Colorado skilled nursing facility

On average, there are 200 nursing homes in the state of Colorado with almost 17,000 live-in residents that have chosen to live out their retirement with the ease and comfort of skilled nursing care. Colorado nursing homes have to meet a strict set of requirements to become licensed nursing homes, which assures residents and their loved ones that they will be well cared for and secure. Typical nursing homes help residents with a variety of daily tasks including clothing, bathing, toileting, and sometimes eating. Nursing homes also help residents take any prescribed medicine at regular intervals, exercise, and enjoy day-to-day tasks with ease. This is why so many choose to retire at a nursing home, but with over 200 skilled nursing facilities in Colorado, choosing the right fit may seem like a daunting task. Luckily, there are a variety of questions that you can ask to help narrow down your search, which you can review in our nursing home information article.


Average Costs of Colorado Nursing Homes

While there are many great questions to ask when narrowing your search for Colorado nursing homes, one common question that everyone asks is how much nursing homes in the state cost. The average daily cost of nursing homes in Colorado is $187/day for semi-private rooms and $206/day for private rooms. Of course, demand for nursing home care is higher in populous cities like Denver and Colorado Springs. Because of this, the cost of nursing home care in these cities tend to sway the average costs for the state. Here's a breakdown of nursing home costs for big cities in Colorado:

Cost of Denver Nursing Homes:

  • Semi-Private Rooms: $162-$212/day ($191/day average)
  • Private Rooms: $176-$231/day ($212/day average)

Cost of Colorado Springs Nursing Homes:

  • Semi-Private Rooms: $173-$203/day ($188/day average)
  • Private Rooms: $160-$285/day ($211/day average)

The Rest of The Sate (Costs of Colorado Nursing Homes):

  • Semi-Private Rooms: $145-$217/day ($184/day average)
  • Private Rooms: $154-$242/day ($200/day average)

Finding a Nursing Home in Colorado

If you are looking for nursing homes in Colorado, then there are two ways to start your search. If you would like to browse a list of licensed Colorado nursing homes, simply fill out the search form at the top of this page and you will be directed to our partner site. There, you will be able to browse skilled nursing facilities in your area as well as request free information from each facility, which will help you better understand your options and narrow your results. If you would rather speak with someone directly, please call the toll-free number at the top of this page to speak with one of our expert nursing home referral specialists. He or she will be happy to answer any of your questions and help match you to the best nursing homes in Colorado, free of charge.