|% Facilities With Deficiencies||95.61%||F||42|
|% Facilities With Severe Deficiencies||7.02%||A||6|
|Direct Care Staffing Above Average||65.63%||C||23|
|Direct Care Staffing Hours||2.64||B||11|
|Health Inspections Above Average||33.04%||F||42|
|RN Staffing Above Average||38.84%||D||36|
|Verified Ombudsman Complaints||82.21%||D||32|
- Professional nursing services were almost non-existent in Alabama’s nursing homes, wherein each resident received less than 38 minutes of professional nursing care per day.
- Alabama nursing homes offset dramatically low professional nurse services with a comparatively high number of frontline caregivers.
- Severe deficiencies among the lowest in the nation, affecting only 7 percent of total facilities.
- State inspectors uncovered at least one deficiency in nearly every Alabama nursing home, making Alabama among the states with the highest percentage of violations.