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Nursing Home Staffing 2018 Q4

Click on the links below to download easy-to-use files for each state. Each file includes information on: Each facility's direct care RN, LPN, and CNA staffing levels; Staffing levels for important non-nursing staff, including administrators and activities staff; and The extent to which the facility relies on contract workers to provide resident [...]

Nursing Home Pressure Ulcer Citations: Spring 2019

Pressure ulcer are a major concern for nursing home residents and families and, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a key indicator of the quality and safety provided in a nursing home. We recommend that the information provided here is used in conjunction with information on pressure ulcer rates and [...]

Nursing Home Pressure Ulcer Rates: Spring 2019

Pressure ulcers are serious medical conditions and one of the important measures of the quality of clinical care in nursing homes. -- U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC).   Click on the following links to download the four quarter average pressure ulcer rates posted on Nursing Home Compare in April 2019. Please [...]

Nursing Home Staffing 2018 Q3

Sufficient staffing is one of the most important indicators of a nursing home’s quality and safety. Unfortunately, inadequate nursing home staffing is a widespread and persistent problem. Some nursing homes provide good care, ensuring that their facilities have enough qualified staff. However, in the absence of limits on profits or administrative expenses, too many [...]

US Nursing Home Infection Control & Prevention Citations: December 2018

Infection prevention and control programs protect residents from preventable harm, injury, and death. Despite strong regulatory requirements to safeguard residents, infections continue to be a leading cause of death and needless suffering for nursing home residents. According to the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, 380,000 nursing home residents die each year due [...]

Nursing Home Staffing 2018 Q2

Sufficient staffing is one of the most important indicators of a nursing home’s quality and safety. Unfortunately, inadequate nursing home staffing is a widespread and persistent problem. Some nursing homes provide good care, ensuring that their facilities have enough qualified staff. However, in the absence of limits on profits or administrative expenses, too many [...]

US Nursing Home Antipsychotic Drugging Rates: 2018Q3

The inappropriate antipsychotic drugging of nursing home residents is a widespread and serious problem. Below is information on the antipsychotic drugging rates for all licensed nursing homes, by state, for the third quarter of 2018. We also recommend viewing our page on nursing home citations for inappropriate antipsychotic drugging, our Issue Alert on Antipsychotic [...]

US Nursing Home Drugging Citations: Fall 2018

The inappropriate antipsychotic drugging of nursing home residents, particularly those with dementia, is a widespread, national problem. Despite the Food and Drug Administration’s ‘black box’ warnings against using antipsychotics on elderly patients, they are frequently used to treat the so-called behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia.  As of fall 2018, 20% of nursing home [...]