State Report Cards


Key Findings

  • Georgia is one of only four states that scored a failing grade in each staffing measure.
  • Georgia nursing home residents receive little more 30 minutes of professional nursing services per day wherein only 1 in 10 nursing homes scored an above average grade.
  • Georgia ranks among the worst states when it comes to adequate staffing.
  • Georgia’s below average nursing home care ranks fourth overall out of the Southeast Region’s eight states.


CriteriaRaw DataGradeRank
% Facilities With Deficiencies78.65%A9
% Facilities With Severe Deficiencies5.06%A3
Direct Care Staffing Above Average24.57%F49
Direct Care Staffing Hours2.21F47
Health Inspections Above Average35.67%A9
RN Hours0.51F49
RN Staffing Above Average10.12%F50
Verified Ombudsman Complaints79.29%C28
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