Indiana

Key Findings

  • 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.

News Release

Criteria2014
Data
2014
Grade
2014
Rank
2013
Rank
2013
Grade
2013
Data
Direct Care Staffing Above Average51.54%D40 40D40.49%
Direct Care Staffing Hours per Resident2.21F50 48F2.20
Facilities With Deficiencies94.02%D31 33D93.98%
Facilities With Severe Deficiencies19.50%C29 39D26.02%
Health Inspections Above Average42.28%C25 30C34.06%
Professional Nurse Staffing Above Average51.54%D35 37D38.26%
Professional Nursing Hours per Resident1.74B16 32D0.74
Verified Ombudsman Complaints76.51%C26 40D87.78%