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Santa Barbara Assisted Living

There are 50 Assisted Living Facilities in Santa Barbara, CA.

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    Villa Los Padres

    Villa Los Padres is a small Assisted Living facility located in Santa Barbara at 924 Via Los Padres. Villa Los Padres provides Assisted Liv...

    Santa Barbara, CA 93111
    Memory Care, Assisted Living

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    Comforts of Home Senior Care

    Comforts Of Home Senior Care is a small Assisted Living facility located in Santa Barbara at 16 San Dimas Ave.. Comforts Of Home Senior Car...

    Santa Barbara, CA 93111
    Memory Care, Assisted Living

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    Casa Los Padres

    Casa Los Padres is a small Assisted Living facility located in Santa Barbara at 908 Via Los Padres. Casa Los Padres provides Assisted Livin...

    Santa Barbara, CA 93111
    Memory Care, Assisted Living

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    Casa St. James

    Casa St. James is a small Assisted Living facility located in Santa Barbara at 2215 St. James Drive. Casa St. James provides Assisted Livin...

    Santa Barbara, CA 93105
    Memory Care, Assisted Living

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    Alexander Gardens Assisted Living

    Alexander Gardens Assisted Living is a Assisted Living facility located in Santa Barbara at 2120 Santa Barbara Street. Alexander Gardens A...

    Santa Barbara, CA 93105
    Memory Care, Assisted Living

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    Alexander Court Memory Care

    Alexander Court Memory Care is a Assisted Living facility located in Santa Barbara at 325 West Islay Street. Alexander Court Memory Care p...

    Santa Barbara, CA 93101
    Memory Care, Assisted Living

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    Homecare Casa Rhoda 5

    Homecare Casa Rhoda 5 is a Assisted Living facility located in Santa Barbara at 107 SANTA ANA AVENUE. Homecare Casa Rhoda 5 provides Assis...

    Santa Barbara, CA 93111
    Assisted Living

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    Abundant Care III

    Abundant Care III is conveniently located in a nice and quiet neighborhood in Santa Barbara, California. This beautiful 6-bed assisted living facil...

    Santa Barbara, CA 93110
    Memory Care, Assisted Living

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    Mesa Care

    Mesa Care is a small Assisted Living facility located in Santa Barbara at 2424 CALLE SORIA. Mesa Care provides Assisted Living services&nbs...

    Santa Barbara, CA 93109
    Memory Care, Assisted Living

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    Abundant Care

    Located in Santa Barbara, Abundant Care assisted living offers residential care for seniors in a secure, home-like setting. More than a place for s...

    Santa Barbara, CA 93111
    Memory Care, Assisted Living

Assisted Living Santa Barbara 

Overview

50 Assisted Living facilities are located in the city of Santa Barbara, California or nearby and can accommodate the needs of your Loved One. In Santa Barbara, depending on its residents’ care needs, Assisted Living facilities provide daily nutritional meals, bathing, grooming, dressing, medication management and more. 

Also, these 50 Assisted Living facilities can provide Seniors with family dining rooms, activity rooms, wellness programs, beauty salons, furnished rooms, outings, religious activities and more. Many families choose this option for their Loved Ones not only due to the services and amenities, but they want their elderly Loved One to be around others like them for the social and mental aspect.

 

When Do Seniors in Santa Barbara Need Assisted Living?

Seniors in Santa Barbara will typically need this type of long term care when it is unsafe to live by themselves at home or they need assistance with their ADLs (Activities of Daily Living). Residents in these types of California senior living facilities in can either be independent, need assisted living, and can be diagnosed with Dementia or Alzheimer's Disease. They also enjoy the social atmosphere and being around other residents that have similar interests and enjoy the same activities. 

 

Types of Facilities in Santa Barbara

The size of an Assisted Living facility in Santa Barbara can vary from a small, residential board and care home to a large “resort-style” community.

 

A. Small Assisted Living Facilities

Description and Size

Assisted Living Board and Care Homes located in Santa Barbara are regular residential homes in the neighborhood that have been converted to care for 6 to 10 senior residents. These care homes are licensed by California's State Licensing Division and permitted by the City of Santa Barbara.

Types of Residents

Residents in these Santa Barbara care homes prefer a "home-like" intimate setting that they are used to at home. While there are many small residential care homes that provide activities, pet and music therapy, fitness programs and more, these residents prefer to be with a smaller group of seniors.

Caregiver to Resident Ratio

With the smaller facility size and lower number of residents, the Caregiver-to-Resident Ratio in a Santa Barbara Board and Care is 1 Caregiver for every 2 to 3 residents.

 

B. Large Assisted Living Communities

Description and Size

Large Assisted Living Communities in Santa Barbara will look like a large resort or hotel with 50 to 200 residents. These care facilities will usually be located in commercial areas and are also regulated by California's State Licensing Department. These large senior living facilities can also have a secure Memory Wing that can keep residents suffering from Alzheimer's safe from wandering.

Some nationally recognized Assisted Living Communities that may be in Santa Barbara or nearby are familiar names like Sunrise Senior Living, Brookdale Senior Living, Emeritus Senior Living, Atria Senior Living, Belmont Village, Senior Lifestyle, Holiday Retirement, and Five Star Senior Living to name a few.

Types of Residents

Seniors living in a Santa Barbara Assisted Living Community will typically prefer a large community due to the daily schedule of activities, higher levels of socialization with other residents, chef prepared meals, music and pet therapy, music and art classes, fitness classes and regular outings.

Caregiver to Resident Ratio

Due to the large size of the facility and higher number of residents, the typical Caregiver-to-Resident Ratio in Santa Barbara can range from 1 Caregiver for every 6 to 12 Residents.

 

Assisted Living Santa Barbara Costs

The average cost of Assisted Living in Santa Barbara is $ 3710 per month (source: Genworth Financial). Whether your loved one prefers a small residential care home or a large community, the lowest cost Assisted Living starts at is $ 933 and can go as high as $ 8445 depending on the level of care needs. To find out what factors play a part of the monthly cost, Click Here.

 

Paying for Care

Paying for Assisted Living in Santa Barbara can be done through a variety of ways. Most residents and families pay for care out of pocket or also called "Private Pay." Other methods of paying for Assisted Living is through Long Term Care Insurance, Veteran's Aid and family members. Unfortunately, Medicare or Medicaid does not cover the costs of Assisted Living in Santa Barbara. For more details and options on how you can pay for care, Click Here.

 

California Licensing

The 50 Assisted Living Facilities in Santa Barbara are licensed, inspected and regulated by California’s Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing Division. Their responsibilities are to have the administrators currently licensed, inspect the senior housing facility before it opens, ensure the facility is operating up to standards and the residents are receiving good care.

 

We encourage you to browse through our Assisted Living Facility Listings in Santa Barbara to help you narrow down your options and save time. For more free information regarding Senior Living options and pricing in Santa Barbara, please contact 877.523.6523 and a Assisted Living representative will be more than happy to help you.