Ohio

Key Findings

  • Ohio’s nursing home ranking slipped four spots and one letter grade lower; ranking #34 overall while posting a “D” grade.
  • Despite failing grades in percentage of facilities with above average direct care staffing hours and percentage of facilities with above average professional nurse hours, Ohio managed to increase measure considerably, 8 percent and 10 percent respectively.
  • Ohio still had the third worst percentage of facilities that failed to achieve above average direct care staffing.
  • Nearly 15 percent of Ohio nursing homes had a deficiency free inspection—one of the nation’s highest rates.
  • Ohio nursing homes continued to have a relatively few number of severe deficiencies when compared to other states.
  • Ohio’s nursing home care ranks third out of the Great Lakes region’s six states.
Criteria2014
Data
2014
Grade
2014
Rank
2013
Rank
2013
Grade
2013
Data
Direct Care Staffing Above Average42.18%F48 48F32.58%
Direct Care Staffing Hours per Resident2.31D40 37D2.33
Facilities With Deficiencies85.52%B13 8A78.64%
Facilities With Severe Deficiencies13.01%B15 11B10.79%
Health Inspections Above Average42.50%C24 21C34.75%
Professional Nurse Staffing Above Average32.53%F46 46F24.01%
Professional Nursing Hours per Resident1.63C26 39D0.72
Verified Ombudsman Complaints74.42%C23 23C75.94%