- Idaho’s nursing home ranking dropped out of the top ten in 2014, falling from #8 to #15 overall due.
- Severe deficiencies in Idaho nursing homes swelled 11 percent over the last year, pushing the number of potentially dangerous nursing homes to nearly one in every two.
- Verified ombudsman complaints increased 10 percent over the previous year, indicative of growing problems in nursing homes.
- Idaho scored superior grades in three of four staffing measures and above average in the fourth.
- Idaho’s nursing home care ranked first in the Pacific Alaska Region, up from third in 2013.
|Direct Care Staffing Above Average||88.46%||A||6||9||A||78.38%|
|Direct Care Staffing Hours per Resident||3.00||A||4||8||A||2.75|
|Facilities With Deficiencies||96.15%||F||42||15||B||87.01%|
|Facilities With Severe Deficiencies||44.87%||F||51||45||F||33.77%|
|Health Inspections Above Average||41.03%||D||37||43||F||32.89%|
|Professional Nurse Staffing Above Average||85.90%||B||14||17||B||72.97%|
|Professional Nursing Hours per Resident||1.89||A||7||5||A||1.07|
|Verified Ombudsman Complaints||63.85%||B||13||8||A||53.00%|