Extended Care/Long Term Care
Persons in need of greater supervision and care than is available to them in their present independent living arrangement may apply for placement in alternate living facilities. Applicants will be screened by applying Medicare and Medicaid standards to determine the level of care and length of care needed. An applicant may be placed in one of the following types of facilities: Family Group Home or Adult Group Care Home.
Extended Care Facilities
Elko County provides health care assistance and institutional care for residents who qualify as medically indigent and who do not have resources of general, state or community programs for needed health care. Eligibility is based on Department standards.