- Georgia’s nursing home ranking tanked over the last year by dropping from #32 to #43 overall; making it one of the biggest losers in nursing home quality.
- Georgia did next to nothing to improve the state’s paltry staffing levels as nursing home residents continued to receive less than 2 hours and 15 minutes of direct care daily.
- Georgia continued to rank near the bottom in frontline staffing levels.
- Despite the low staffing, Georgia ranked among the best states in percentage of deficiencies and percentage of severe deficiencies.
- Georgia’s nursing home care is ranked lowest among the eight states in the Southeast region.
|Direct Care Staffing Above Average||30.73%||F||50||49||F||24.57%|
|Direct Care Staffing Hours per Resident||2.22||F||48||47||F||2.21|
|Facilities With Deficiencies||59.50%||A||2||9||A||78.65%|
|Facilities With Severe Deficiencies||4.47%||A||3||3||A||5.06%|
|Health Inspections Above Average||39.11%||F||46||9||A||35.67%|
|Professional Nurse Staffing Above Average||12.57%||F||49||50||F||10.12%|
|Professional Nursing Hours per Resident||1.56||D||32||49||F||0.51|
|Verified Ombudsman Complaints||78.07%||C||29||28||C||79.29%|