|% Facilities With Deficiencies||96.38%||F||44|
|% Facilities With Severe Deficiencies||26.74%||F||41|
|Direct Care Staffing Above Average||49.31%||D||36|
|Direct Care Staffing Hours||2.14||F||51|
|Health Inspections Above Average||34.51%||C||25|
|RN Staffing Above Average||55.42%||C||29|
|Verified Ombudsman Complaints||73.21%||B||18|
- Illinois nursing homes hired the fewest frontline caregivers in the nation as facilities provided little more than two hours of direct resident care per day.
- One in four nursing Illinois nursing homes cited a severe deficiency.
- Illinois attempted to offset abysmal frontline staffing with mediocre professional nursing staff, which manifested a poor regulatory track record.
- Illinois’ failing nursing home care ranks fourth out the six Great Lakes Region states.