Guide to Maryland Nursing Homes

Learn why thousands of seniors are retiring in Maryland nursing homes each year.

There are about 230 nursing homes in the small state of Maryland, which may seem overwhelming for someone searching for the right nursing home for their loved one. Luckily, there are a few ways in which you can narrow your search to find the perfect Maryland nursing home. To begin, consider browsing skilled nursing facilities in a specific area. You can use the search form at the top of this page to search for nursing homes in a certain zip code, for example, which will allow you to browse a short list of licensed nursing homes in the area you desire. There are many other ways to narrow your options as well. To begin, you should have a clear idea of the type of nursing home in Maryland that you are looking for. If you aren't certain what to look for, see our nursing home information article.

The average Maryland nursing home has about 127 beds with an 86% occupancy rate. This means that, on average, 86% of the available beds are taken at any time. While this might seem like a large percentage, it is actually slightly below the national average. This is probably because nursing homes in Maryland tend to have more beds than the national average. Understanding these averages will help set your expectations when searching for the right skilled nursing facility in the state.

Average Daily Costs of Maryland Nursing Homes

Beyond knowing what to expect regarding available rooms at nursing homes in the state, you should also know the average costs of Maryland nursing homes. Because nursing homes sometimes have short-term residents who are recuperating from an injury or fall, average costs are broken down by the day rather than the month or year. The average daily cost of a Maryland nursing home is $235 to $258, which is higher than average when compared with other nursing homes in the country. Of course, costs vary depending on the type of room and the location of a nursing facility with regards to suburban nursing homes versus city nursing homes. Here is a breakdown of Maryland nursing home costs based on these variations:based on these variations:

Cost of Silver Spring, MD Nursing Homes:

  • Semi-Private Rooms: $200-$285/day ($237/day average)
  • Private Rooms: $220-$300/day ($262/day average)

Cost of Baltimore Nursing Homes:

  • Semi-Private Rooms: $197-$269/day ($233/day average)
  • Private Rooms: $217-$292/day ($256/day average)

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

  • Semi-Private Rooms: $167-$523/day ($235/day average)
  • Private Rooms: $175-$523/day ($258/day average)

Finding a Nursing Home in Maryland

Beyond using the search form at the top of this page, we also provide a toll-free phone service so that you can speak with one of our dedicated nursing home referral agents directly. Our agents will answer any questions you have and can help match you to a variety of Maryland nursing homes until you find the best match. All of our services are 100% free and our agents are here to support you through this important decision.