- Kansas’s nursing home care joined with other lousy nursing home states after the state’s ranking dropped to #31; slumping seven spots lower than the previous year.
- Kansas is a testament to nursing home mediocrity as the state failed to muster a top ten ranking in any quality measure.
- Severe deficiencies in Kansas’s nursing homes swelled 6 percent over the last year, pushing the number of potentially dangerous nursing homes to nearly one in every four.
- Nearly 4 in 10 Kansas nursing homes scored above average health inspections.
- Ninety-three percent of Kansas’s nursing homes cited a regulatory deficiency.
- Kansas’s nursing home residents receive little more than 45 minutes of professional nursing care each day.
- Kansas’s fledgling nursing home care ranked second in the Central Plains region, scoring the region’s lowest grade in percentage of facilities with deficiencies.
|Direct Care Staffing Above Average||74.71%||C||24||22||C||67.90%|
|Direct Care Staffing Hours per Resident||2.65||B||11||17||B||2.54|
|Facilities With Deficiencies||93.31%||C||30||30||C||93.55%|
|Facilities With Severe Deficiencies||27.33%||F||42||31||D||21.99%|
|Health Inspections Above Average||43.02%||B||19||6||A||36.04%|
|Professional Nurse Staffing Above Average||70.35%||C||26||26||C||60.49%|
|Professional Nursing Hours per Resident||1.42||F||45||33||D||0.74|
|Verified Ombudsman Complaints||79.84%||D||32||26||C||79.06%|