- Kentucky surged 10 spots higher to #30 in overall nursing home ranking, making it one of this year’s biggest movers.
- Kentucky’s percentage of nursing homes with above average health inspections improved 10 percent.
- Kentucky’s nursing home residents had more professional nurses caring for their needs compare to last year; the percentage of nursing homes with above average professional increased 13 percent.
- Nearly one in five Kentucky nursing homes still cited a severe deficiency.
- Kentucky ombudsmen verified 87 percent of registered ombudsman complaints, indicative of widespread problems in nursing homes.
- Kentucky nursing home ranking climbed out of the basement, moving to fourth overall in the Southeast region out of eight states.
|Direct Care Staffing Above Average||57.34%||D||37||38||D||46.35%|
|Direct Care Staffing Hours per Resident||2.56||C||22||21||C||2.51|
|Facilities With Deficiencies||94.76%||D||36||34||D||93.99%|
|Facilities With Severe Deficiencies||18.88%||C||28||30||C||21.91%|
|Health Inspections Above Average||43.36%||B||16||41||F||33.10%|
|Professional Nurse Staffing Above Average||50.00%||D||37||38||D||37.96%|
|Professional Nursing Hours per Resident||1.83||A||8||27||C||0.81|
|Verified Ombudsman Complaints||87.74%||F||41||33||D||83.59%|