- Florida’s nursing home ranking climbed to #6 overall, up from #11 last year.
- Florida scored passing grades in all but one nursing home quality measure.
- Severe deficiencies in Florida’s nursing homes shrank nearly two percent and rank among the lowest in the nation.
- Florida’s ombudsman program verified less than half of registered complaints.
- Florida’s nursing home care ranks first in the Southeast region, taking home top billing in direct care staffing hours and fewest verified ombudsman complaints.
- Despite Florida’s leap in ranking, nearly 20 percent of Florida’s nursing homes remain on the state’s watch list for dangerous nursing home conditions.
|Direct Care Staffing Above Average||75.73%||C||23||25||C||65.09%|
|Direct Care Staffing Hours per Resident||2.79||A||8||5||A||2.83|
|Facilities With Deficiencies||90.99%||C||23||24||C||91.20%|
|Facilities With Severe Deficiencies||6.83%||A||5||7||A||8.65%|
|Health Inspections Above Average||42.59%||C||22||8||A||35.74%|
|Professional Nurse Staffing Above Average||39.10%||F||41||42||F||28.99%|
|Professional Nursing Hours per Resident||1.69||C||24||44||F||0.65|
|Verified Ombudsman Complaints||41.58%||A||4||7||A||50.61%|