- California’s nursing home ranking surged to #12 overall, up from #28 last year, making it the nation’s second biggest mover.
- California staffing levels now rank among the best in the country as frontline caregiving hours slightly improved over last year.
- A high number of deficiencies persisted in California’s nursing homes despite the state’s positive gains in staffing; nine out of ten facilities cited one or more deficiencies.
- California nursing home residents still waiting for more professional nurse services, inspectors find that 80 percent of facilities had middling to below average professional nursing staff levels.
- California nursing home care still ranked second from the bottom in the Pacific region.
|Direct Care Staffing Above Average||74.61%||C||25||28||C||63.02%|
|Direct Care Staffing Hours per Resident||2.67||A||10||14||B||2.58|
|Facilities With Deficiencies||94.35%||D||32||40||D||94.88%|
|Facilities With Severe Deficiencies||12.78%||B||14||13||B||10.97%|
|Health Inspections Above Average||41.44%||C||29||34||D||33.82%|
|Professional Nurse Staffing Above Average||53.81%||D||34||34||D||44.70%|
|Professional Nursing Hours per Resident||1.77||B||11||36||D||0.72|
|Verified Ombudsman Complaints||68.64%||B||15||15||B||70.27%|