The hourly rate for a home health aide in Tennessee is $24. This is less than the national average of $27, according to Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey. The cost of care may vary depending on an individual’s needs and where they live within the state. Home health care includes skilled nursing services, therapy, medication administration and personal care support. It’s similar to home care, which doesn’t provide medical assistance.

Determining the Exact Cost of a Home Health Aide in Tennessee

In Tennessee, the hourly cost of a home health aide is around $27. The monthly cost is around $5,148, which is based on 44 hours of care per week. Seniors may estimate the exact cost of care by multiplying the number of hours needed by the hourly rate.

Cost of a Home Health Aide in Cities in Tennessee

The cost of home health care can change depending on where you live within the state. In the southwest corner of the state in Memphis, home health care has a median hourly rate of $22.50, which is less than the state average. Near the northern central part of the state in Nashville, the cost of care is around $25 an hour or $4,767 per month, which is also one of the highest rates in the state. Johnson City seniors pay one of the lowest hourly rates of $21.