- Alabama jumped eight spots in overall nursing home ranking.
- Alabama received no failing grades in 2014 compared to the three failing marks scored in the 2013 report card.
- Alabama’s percentage of facilities with severe deficiencies shrank nearly two percent, pushing the state into the top five overall states with fewest dangerous nursing homes.
- Four in ten Alabama nursing homes had an above average inspection score.
- Caregiving numbers remain stagnant in Alabama nursing homes; residents received 2 hours and 38 minute of direct care daily.
- Alabama’s nursing home care ranked third overall in the Southeast region.
|Direct Care Staffing Above Average||80.18%||B||15||23||C||65.63%|
|Direct Care Staffing Hours per Resident||2.64||B||12||11||B||2.64|
|Facilities With Deficiencies||94.71%||D||33||42||F||95.61%|
|Facilities With Severe Deficiencies||5.73%||A||4||6||A||7.02%|
|Health Inspections Above Average||40.09%||D||40||42||F||33.04%|
|Professional Nurse Staffing Above Average||49.34%||D||38||36||D||38.84%|
|Professional Nursing Hours per Resident||1.71||C||23||45||F||0.62|
|Verified Ombudsman Complaints||81.84%||D||35||32||D||82.21%|