District of Columbia
- Washington D.C. climbed 16 spots in its national nursing home ranking and pushed two letter grades higher, making it the nation’s third biggest mover.
- Washington D.C. improved grades in half of measures; direct care staffing hours, professional nurse hours, percentage of facilities with deficiencies, and percentage of facilities with severe deficiencies.
- Despite showing substantial improvement over last year’s score, one in four Washington D.C. nursing homes received a severe deficiency.
- Inspectors issued one or more deficiencies to nearly every Washington D.C. nursing home.
- Washington D.C. ombudsmen continued to unearth problems in far too many nursing homes; verifying nearly every ombudsman complaint, one of the highest percentages when compared to all other states.
- Washington D.C.’s nursing home care ranked second out of the seven Mid-Atlantic States.
|Direct Care Staffing Above Average||78.95%||B||16||6||A||83.33%|
|Direct Care Staffing Hours per Resident||2.81||A||7||13||B||2.59|
|Facilities With Deficiencies||94.74%||D||34||50||F||100.00%|
|Facilities With Severe Deficiencies||26.32%||D||40||50||F||47.37%|
|Health Inspections Above Average||52.63%||A||1||1||A||42.11%|
|Professional Nurse Staffing Above Average||73.68%||C||22||24||C||61.11%|
|Professional Nursing Hours per Resident||2.17||A||2||25||C||0.82|
|Verified Ombudsman Complaints||98.88%||F||49||48||F||98.90%|