Find Assisted Living Facilities in San Diego County

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  • Choose Well San Diego Facility Finder

    How To Find an Assisted Living Facility in San Diego County.

    Shopping for assisted living is easier when you narrow your choices to the services and options that you care about.

  • About The Choose Well San Diego Rating System

    About The Rating System

    Choose Well is a project of the County of San Diego, Aging and Independence Services, and an initiative of San Diego Board of Supervisors Dianne Jacob & Greg Cox.

  • Choose Well San Diego Tools for Families

    Family Resources

    Families shopping for assisted living services have many things to consider. Family Resources provides you with links and tools to guide you through the evaluation process.

  • Choose Well San Diego Frequently Asked Questions

    Frequently Asked Questions

    FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ) offers consumers and facilities useful information about Choose Well.

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Choose Well Open House & Recruitment

Choose Well is coming to the Oceanside Public Library - Mission Branch, Community Room, on Wedneday 11 October 2017.  If you are interesting in learning more about participating in the free County of San Diego program designed especially for assisted living providers - Choose Well - please join us Wednesday 11 October 2017 from 12:15 - 2:15 pm.  We will provide an overview of the program, its requirements, the benefits to providers, and we will also be doing provider intakes - getting your facility profiled on the website. We appreciate your RSVP to our Choose Well Help Line:  (619) 795-2165.

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The Jacob Journal Spotlights Choose Well

Dianne Jacob's Fall 2017 newsletter headlines with an article about Choose Well.  She describes Choose Well as being "… a powerful new ally" for families looking for quality long-term care.  The article notes that the Choose Well program uses 11 Quality Measures "designed to guide consumers to the most appropriate facility for their needs."  This Jacob Journal article is the latest effort by the County of San Diego to promote, publicize, …

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It's Official: Choose Well is the County's Newest Program

Congratulations to all our Choose Well providers. On Tuesday 1 August, 2017, the County made it official:  Choose Well was officially launched.  And, if you missed the news reports about Choose Well, you can catch up here. As new stories are found, we will link to them here.  

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Your search can be easy.  Here's how …

Find & Compare
over 600
San Diego County
Assisted Living Facilities
Choose Well is San Diego County’s free tool to help seniors.  It also helps families and their caregivers find assisted living providers who have a good track record for giving good care.
 
With Choose Well San Diego your search is easy.  And here you can learn details about more than 600 licensed assisted living settings in San Diego County including a map to their location. You will also be able to compare facilities side by side.

The Facility Finder Tool

Begin with the Facility Finder.   The Facility Finder lets you locate and compare facilities based on name, zip code, or the size of the facility.  Choose Well San Diego lists licensed Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFEs) in San Diego.  Many are as small as 6 beds and others are over 300 beds.  You will find basic facts on all the facilities. Choose Well volunteer members offer even more information including:  price range, whether they take low-income residents, amenities offered and other information. 

Many assisted living facilities are teaming up with the County of San Diego by volunteering for this program.  Volunteer providers give you more facts about their care and services. They have also agreed to have their state history scored using the Choose Well Scoring Tool.  A facility’s agreement to be scored shows they are open and transparent.

A Choose Well Score lets you see how well a facility scores in 11 Quality Measures (Learn More)

Sample ChooseWellSanDieog.org Quality Measure Score

  • How many activities and social events are arranged for residents;
  • How well the facility is maintained;
  • How food and nutrition is managed, prepared and served;
  • How medical needs are attended to; and
  • How well the facility obeys state regulations

What’s on a Facility Page?

Facility pages show you the details about a facility. Use the Facility Finder to list the facilities you are interested in. Then click on the facility you want to see. On our growing number of Choose Well volunteer facility pages, you can see:

  • Photos of the facility.
  • A description of the facility, and its on-site services.
  • The facility’s Choose Well Score.
  • Pricing, and caregiving staff on duty.
  • Whether the facility is allowed to have dementia, hospice or total care residents, and much more.

FAQs answer questions about senior care:

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) answers many questions about senior care that you might have. You will learn about the Choose Well program, what assisted living is, and other important topics.

Family Resources gives you ideas about how to solve problems:

Shopping for the right assisted living placement takes time and is challenging.  Family Resources makes your search easier by giving you helpful checklists you can use when visiting a facility.   It also lets you understand what to expect from an assisted living provider.

Family Resources to connect you with

  • Veterans services and funding sources,
  • County of San Diego services and caregiver support,
  • And if you need help with an assisted living provider, we tell you how to find it.

So now – start searching

How to find the right assisted living services - Start here:

Your search can be easy.  Here's how …

Find & Compare
over 600
San Diego County
Assisted Living Facilities
Choose Well is San Diego County’s free tool to help seniors.  It also helps families and their caregivers find assisted living providers who have a good track record for giving good care.
 
With Choose Well San Diego your search is easy.  And here you can learn details about more than 600 licensed assisted living settings in San Diego County including a map to their location. You will also be able to compare facilities side by side.

The Facility Finder Tool

Begin with the Facility Finder.   The Facility Finder lets you locate and compare facilities based on name, zip code, or the size of the facility.  Choose Well San Diego lists licensed Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFEs) in San Diego.  Many are as small as 6 beds and others are over 300 beds.  You will find basic facts on all the facilities. Choose Well volunteer members offer even more information including:  price range, whether they take low-income residents, amenities offered and other information. 

Many assisted living facilities are teaming up with the County of San Diego by volunteering for this program.  Volunteer providers give you more facts about their care and services. They have also agreed to have their state history scored using the Choose Well Scoring Tool.  A facility’s agreement to be scored shows they are open and transparent.

A Choose Well Score lets you see how well a facility scores in 11 Quality Measures (Learn More)

Sample ChooseWellSanDieog.org Quality Measure Score

  • How many activities and social events are arranged for residents;
  • How well the facility is maintained;
  • How food and nutrition is managed, prepared and served;
  • How medical needs are attended to; and
  • How well the facility obeys state regulations

What’s on a Facility Page?

Facility pages show you the details about a facility. Use the Facility Finder to list the facilities you are interested in. Then click on the facility you want to see. On our growing number of Choose Well volunteer facility pages, you can see:

  • Photos of the facility.
  • A description of the facility, and its on-site services.
  • The facility’s Choose Well Score.
  • Pricing, and caregiving staff on duty.
  • Whether the facility is allowed to have dementia, hospice or total care residents, and much more.

FAQs answer questions about senior care:

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) answers many questions about senior care that you might have. You will learn about the Choose Well program, what assisted living is, and other important topics.

Family Resources gives you ideas about how to solve problems:

Shopping for the right assisted living placement takes time and is challenging.  Family Resources makes your search easier by giving you helpful checklists you can use when visiting a facility.   It also lets you understand what to expect from an assisted living provider.

Family Resources to connect you with

  • Veterans services and funding sources,
  • County of San Diego services and caregiver support,
  • And if you need help with an assisted living provider, we tell you how to find it.

So now – start searching

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Facility Finder

Shopping for assisted living is easier when you narrow your choices to the services and options that you care about.

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About The Rating System

Choose Well is a project of the County of San Diego, Aging and Independence Services, and an initiative of San Diego Board of Supervisors Dianne Jacob & Greg Cox.

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Frequently Asked Questions

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ) offers consumers and facilities useful information about Choose Well.

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Family Resources

Families shopping for assisted living services have many things to consider. Family Resources provides you with links and tools to guide you through the evaluation process.