Nursing Homes in Marin County
Here are the Mediare approved nursing homes and assisted living facilities in Marin county. If no homes are available, or if the homes do not meet the quality you want for your loved one, you will need to look in nieghboring California counties.
The one to five star rankings are taken from data provided by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). CMS sets quality standards for all nursing homes enrolled in Medicare or Medicaid. This is why we only list the Medicare approved homes.
California Nursing Homes and Federal Health Inspections
All nursing homes in Marin County, California that accept payment from the Medicare or Medicaid programs are highly regulated by both the state and federal government. State run inspection teams conduct health inspections every 12 to 15 months. Inspections cover a wide range of health and safety checks (over 180 items). The California based inspectors also investigate health-related complaints from residents and family.
Nursing home health inspections cover safety of food preparation, adequacy of infection control, medication management, residents’ rights, quality of life, proper skin care, and much more. A home’s rating is based on the number of deficiencies, the seriousness of each deficiency, and the scope of the deficiencies. In addition, inspection team check for compliance with fire safety. Be aware that fire safety issues do not factor into the overall CMS rating.