- Indiana’s nursing home ranking climbed to #42, up from #49, but the state still scored a failing grade overall.
- Indiana nursing homes consistently underachieved, failing to score an above average grade in all but one reviewed measure.
- One in five Indiana nursing homes cited a severe deficiency, down five percent from the previous year.
- Health inspection scores were moderately better for Indiana’s nursing homes with 42 percent scoring above average on health inspections, a 10 percent increase over 2013.
- Indiana showed improvement in two critical regulatory measures, percentage of verified of ombudsman complaints and percentage of facilities with severe deficiencies.
- Indiana’s failing nursing home care ranked third overall in the Great Lakes region.
|Direct Care Staffing Above Average||51.54%||D||40||40||D||40.49%|
|Direct Care Staffing Hours per Resident||2.21||F||50||48||F||2.20|
|Facilities With Deficiencies||94.02%||D||31||33||D||93.98%|
|Facilities With Severe Deficiencies||19.50%||C||29||39||D||26.02%|
|Health Inspections Above Average||42.28%||C||25||30||C||34.06%|
|Professional Nurse Staffing Above Average||51.54%||D||35||37||D||38.26%|
|Professional Nursing Hours per Resident||1.74||B||16||32||D||0.74|
|Verified Ombudsman Complaints||76.51%||C||26||40||D||87.78%|