Connecticut

Key Findings

  • Connecticut’s nursing home ranking worsened over the last year by dropping from #36 to #37 overall.
  • Connecticut’s ombudsman record improved by nearly 50 percent over the last year, surging into the top ten in fewest number of verified ombudsman complaints.
  • Connecticut once again ranked near the bottom in the Northeast region, coming in sixth out of the region’s seven states.
  • Connecticut was the only Northeast region state that lost ground in its national nursing home ranking.
Criteria2014
Data
2014
Grade
2014
Rank
2013
Rank
2013
Grade
2013
Data
Direct Care Staffing Above Average81.66%B14 18B70.31%
Direct Care Staffing Hours per Resident2.42D32 29C2.43
Facilities With Deficiencies96.07%D40 19B89.61%
Facilities With Severe Deficiencies39.30%F49 49F41.56%
Health Inspections Above Average38.43%F48 47F30.30%
Professional Nurse Staffing Above Average72.49%C24 22C65.50%
Professional Nursing Hours per Resident1.61C28 23C0.83
Verified Ombudsman Complaints56.88%A8 51F100.00%