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New Nursing Home Report Card Released

–Adequate staffing continues to drive quality of care– (TALLAHASSEE, FL) September 10, 2014 – Families for Better Care, a Florida-based nursing home resident advocacy group, published its second annual state-by-state nursing home report card. The group scored, ranked, and graded states on eight different federal quality measures ranging from the number of hours professional and licensed nurses […]

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Texas Worst Nursing Home State, Again

(TALLAHASSEE, FL) September 10, 2014 – For the second year in a row, nursing home quality of care doesn’t get any worst than in the state of Texas, reports Families for Better Care, a Florida-based nursing home resident advocacy group. The group published its second annual state-by-state nursing home report card by analyzing eight federal […]

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Rhode Island Grabs Top Spot in Nursing Home Ranking

(TALLAHASSEE, FL) September 10, 2014 – Rhode Island is America’s highest rated nursing home state reports Families for Better Care, a Florida-based nursing home resident advocacy group. The group published its second annual state-by-state nursing home report card by analyzing eight federal measures to gauge nursing home quality. Rhode Island scored superior grades in five […]

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Florida Climbs to #6 in Nursing Home Ranking

(TALLAHASSEE, FL) September 10, 2014 – Florida ranks near the top in nursing home quality of care, reports Families for Better Care, a Florida-based nursing home resident advocacy group. The group published its second annual state-by-state nursing home report card by analyzing eight federal measures to gauge nursing home quality. Buoyed by marginal improvements in […]

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Delaware Surges to #5 in Nursing Home Ranking

(TALLAHASSEE, FL) September 10, 2014 – Delaware ranks near the top in nursing home quality of care, reports Families for Better Care, a Florida-based nursing home resident advocacy group. The group published its second annual state-by-state nursing home report card by analyzing eight federal measures to gauge nursing home quality. Buoyed by improvements in 6 […]

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Maine Climbs to #3 in Nursing Home Ranking

(TALLAHASSEE, FL) September 10, 2014 – Maine ranks near the top in nursing home quality of care for the second year in a row, reports Families for Better Care, a Florida-based nursing home resident advocacy group. The group published its second annual state-by-state nursing home report card by analyzing eight federal measures to gauge nursing […]

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Vermont Surges to #4 in Nursing Home Ranking

(TALLAHASSEE, FL) September 10, 2014 – Vermont ranks near the top in nursing home quality of care, reports Families for Better Care, a Florida-based nursing home resident advocacy group. The group published its second annual state-by-state nursing home report card by analyzing eight federal measures to gauge nursing home quality. Buoyed by improvements in 6 […]

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New Hampshire Climbs to #2 in Nursing Home Ranking

(TALLAHASSEE, FL) September 10, 2014 – New Hampshire ranks near the top in nursing home quality of care for the second year in a row, reports Families for Better Care, a Florida-based nursing home resident advocacy group. The group published its second annual state-by-state nursing home report card by analyzing eight federal measures to gauge nursing […]

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Illinois Drops to 44th in Nursing Home Care

(TALLAHASSEE, FL) September 10, 2014 – Illinois ranks near the bottom in nursing home care for the second consecutive year, reports Families for Better Care, a Florida-based nursing home resident advocacy group. The group published its second annual state-by-state nursing home report card by analyzing eight federal measures to gauge nursing home quality. “Illinois’s ranking […]

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New York Ranks 45th in Nursing Home Care, Again

(TALLAHASSEE, FL) September 10, 2014 – New York ranks near the bottom in nursing home care for the second consecutive year, reports Families for Better Care, a Florida-based nursing home resident advocacy group. The group published its second annual state-by-state nursing home report card by analyzing eight federal measures to gauge nursing home quality. “New […]

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