- Arizona’s nursing home care ranking cracked into the top 10, climbing 13 spots and leapfrogging two letter grades; making it one of 2014’s biggest gainers.
- Arizona showed ample improvement in direct care staffing hours, providing an extra 10 minutes of care per resident every day.
- Arizona regulators cited nearly one in four nursing homes with a severe deficiency, essentially unchanged from last year’s report.
- Ten percent fewer Arizona nursing homes scored a deficiency free inspection.
- Arizona nursing home care ranked second overall in the Pacific region.
|Direct Care Staffing Above Average||77.08%||C||22||24||C||65.44%|
|Direct Care Staffing Hours per Resident||2.52||C||26||31||D||2.42|
|Facilities With Deficiencies||88.19%||B||15||7||A||77.93%|
|Facilities With Severe Deficiencies||24.31%||D||37||37||D||25.52%|
|Health Inspections Above Average||45.14%||A||7||31||D||34.04%|
|Professional Nurse Staffing Above Average||72.22%||C||25||25||C||61.03%|
|Professional Nursing Hours per Resident||1.93||A||6||20||B||0.84|
|Verified Ombudsman Complaints||71.48%||B||19||14||B||69.90%|