These days, elderly care homes in the west such as the United States or Europe are very expensive and usually badly run, which is not the case in Thailand as we will explore in this video.
Why are Thai nursing homes better?
Nursing homes in Thailand are better than western ones because:
Can I send my elderly family to Thailand from other countries?
Yes, most definitely you can send anyone to nursing care facilities in Thailand, in fact, Thailand is gaining popularity for families living in Europe and the United States, where elderly care is extremely expensive and also not up to standard, with patients often being neglected and treated badly. Please keep in mind they a retirement visa is required in order to send them here.
What are the costs of nursing homes?
Nursing homes in Thailand are much more affordable in western countries.
Prices for a world class elderly care facility such as Care Resort in Chiang Mai, which has been described as a 4-star hotel, starts at 37,000 baht or around $1,100 (950 EUR, 810 GBP) a month for a well-furnished studio size with round the clock care and specially prepared food depending on individuals requirements.
Patients with diseases such as Alzheimer’s and dementia are also accommodated as well.
This is far more affordable as compared to western countries such as Switzerland where prices for nursing homes are anywhere between $5,000 to $10,000. It’s not just about the costs savings that are available here, Nursing homes in Thailand offer the same level of professionalism while providing a much more warm and pleasant environment for your loved ones.
If you are interested in assisted living facilities in Thailand, Chiang Mai is by far the most popular city offering a wide options of both locally and foreign owned care facilities.
Please note that There are financial requirements to get a Thai retirement visa, which is what you or your elderly family will need in order to stay in a nursing care facility in Thailand. Either a deposit of 800,000 baht deposit into a Thai bank account is required or a monthly income/pension of at least 65,000 baht. For more detailed information regarding the retirement visa please watch our videos about obtaining an Thai retirement visa, or check out our website at www.baansmile.com.
So there you have it, we hope that you found the information useful. Thailand is an excellent place for elderly care with plenty of affordable and world class facilities available without breaking your bank. It also costs a fraction of what you’re expected to pay in the west such as the USA and Europe. Your loved ones will truly enjoy their golden years in Thailand and you will also have peace of mind that they are being take care of properly and affectionately.