Utah Adult Day Care
Cost of Utah Adult Day Care Centers
According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average cost of adult day care in Utah is $1,928 per month.
The monthly base rate for Utah adult day care is typically higher when compared to neighboring states. Utah is also more expensive compared to the national average.
This cost is the base cost for in Utah. Additional fees beyond the base rate may apply.
Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States
Utah Adult Day Care Information
Adult day care, in Utah, is defined as continuous care and supervision, for three or more adults 18 years of age and older. Adult day care can be provided for at least four hours a day, but less than 24 hours a day. Such programs must meet the needs of functionally impaired adults in a protective setting through a comprehensive program that provides a variety of health, social, recreational, and related support services. Adult day care is regulated throughout the state through the Office of Licensing in the Utah Department of Human Services under state Administrative Rule R501-13, Adult Day Care.
Utah Adult Day Care Minimum Standards
In Utah all prescribed and over-the-counter medication shall be provided by the participant, by special arrangement with a licensed pharmacy, or with a caregiver. Each center must have a written policy and procedure in place to include self administered medication, as well as medication administered by persons with legal authority to do so. Utah requires a staff to participant ratio of 1:6, or 1:8, depending on the program. All staff must receive eight hours of initial orientation training designed by the director to meet the needs of the program, plus 10 hours of work-related training annually. Every year, directors of adult day care centers must obtain 10 hours of related training. At any time, the Office of Licensing shall have the authority to review program records. The summary of adult day care requirements in this state can be found here.
Utah Adult Day Care Medicaid Waiver
Utah offers adult day care as a Medicaid Waiver service through licensed providers.
Utah Adult Day Care Resources
Utah Department of Human Services
195 North 1950 West
Salt Lake City, Utah 84116
Phone: (801) 538-3991
List of Utah Adult Day Care Centers
- What is Adult Day Care?
- Benefits of Adult Day Care
- Services Offered in Adult Day Care
- Who uses Adult Day Care?
- Adult Day Care Staff
- Selecting an Adult Day Care Facility
- Community Based Adult Day Care
- What to Expect as an Adult Day Care Client