Illinois

Key Findings

  • Illinois’s nursing home care languished once again, maintaining a failing grade while the state’s ranking dropped from #42 to #44.
  • Illinois nursing homes averaged less than 2 hours and 15 minutes of direct resident care per day despite a nominal increase in direct caregiver hours.
  • One in four nursing Illinois nursing homes cited a severe deficiency.
  • Illinois managed to score only one above average grade in any quality measure.
  • Illinois’s failing nursing home care ranks next to last in the Great Lakes region states.

News Release

Criteria2014
Data
2014
Grade
2014
Rank
2013
Rank
2013
Grade
2013
Data
Direct Care Staffing Above Average55.87%D38 36D49.31%
Direct Care Staffing Hours per Resident2.23F47 51F2.14
Facilities With Deficiencies96.87%F44 44F96.38%
Facilities With Severe Deficiencies25.85%D39 41F26.74%
Health Inspections Above Average44.13%B13 25C34.51%
Professional Nurse Staffing Above Average64.10%C28 29C55.42%
Professional Nursing Hours per Resident1.52D38 26C0.81
Verified Ombudsman Complaints73.63%C22 18B73.21%