National Staffing Data Summary
The national staffing averages for Q1 2021 are 3.92 total nurse staff HPRD, 0.69 RN staff HPRD. This falls short of the amount of time needed to ensure that residents receive clinical care (4.10 hours total care staff HPRD and 0.75 RN HPRD), according to a landmark 2001 federal study.
Note: Nationwide total MDS census daily average recovered in Q1 2021 to reach 1.1 million, a 3% increase since Jan. 1, 2021. Total resident census has dropped 15.1% from pre-pandemic levels (1.3 million residents on Dec. 31, 2019).
To access staffing reports from previous quarters, visit LTCCC’s Staffing Page.