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Try searching by ZIP code to view adult day care centers including the surrounding areas. If the search area is too large, you can view adult day care facilities in only a single city in Colorado by selecting the city below.


Cost of Colorado Adult Day Care Centers

According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average cost of adult day care in Colorado is $1,408 per month.

The monthly base rate for Colorado adult day care is typically lower when compared to neighboring states. Colorado is also less expensive compared to the national average.

This cost is the base cost for in Colorado. Additional fees beyond the base rate may apply.

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Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States

New Mexico$2,135

Colorado Adult Day Care Information

Colorado certifies two types of Adult Day Centers: Adult Day Services and Specialized Adult Day Services. Adult day services is defined to mean health and social services, individual therapeutic and psychological activities furnished on a regularly scheduled basis in an adult day services center, as an alternative to long-term nursing facility care. Specialized adult day services centers are defined as one that provides intensive health supportive services for participants with a primary diagnosis of Alzheimer’s or other dementias, Multiple Sclerosis, brain injury, chronic mental illness, or developmental disabilities. They may, also, provide such services for post-stroke participants who require extensive rehabilitative therapies. The state has staffing and service requirements specifically for SADS centers that differ from those for ADS centers.

Colorado Adult Day Care Minimum Standards

The Code of Colorado Regulations (10 CCR 2505-10 8.400 MEDICAL ASSISTANCE - SECTION 8.400) sets specific provisions for adult day services programs, including these: a staff to participant ratio of 1:8, nursing services must be provided for the regular monitoring of the ongoing medical needs of participants and the supervision of medications, for a minimum of 2 hours daily and must be provided by an RN or LPN. The code, also, requires that facilities must provide a certain amount of square space per participant and must provide an environment that is clean, well maintained, safe and meets all fire codes.

Colorado Adult Day Care Medicaid Information

Colorado requires only Medicaid providers to be certified according to ADS certification standards; non-Medicaid providers do not have be certified. A searchable directory of Adult Day Programs/Services can be found here. In addition, a directory of inspection findings for the facilities can also be reviewed on the site.

Colorado Adult Day Care Resources

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Health Facilities and Emergency Medical Services Division
4300 Cherry Creek Drive South
Denver CO 80246-1530
Phone 303.692.2800

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