- Maine continued to deliver superior nursing home care over the last year, pushing its national ranking three spots higher to the #3 best nursing home state.
- Maine scored superior grades in four of eight quality measures.
- Every Maine nursing home staffed at above average levels in professional nursing care, the only state to accomplish this feat over the last year.
- Maine nursing homes continued to offer residents a relative abundance of professional and frontline staffing services, totaling almost five hours daily.
- Despite the high staffing grades, Maine’s overall grade was hurt by a continued high number of verified ombudsman complaints, indicating widespread concerns from residents about their quality of care.
- Maine is the third ranked nursing home state in the Northeast region.
|Direct Care Staffing Above Average||99.07%||A||1||2||A||93.20%|
|Direct Care Staffing Hours per Resident||3.13||A||2||3||A||2.99|
|Facilities With Deficiencies||85.05%||B||12||16||B||87.04%|
|Facilities With Severe Deficiencies||12.15%||B||12||8||A||9.26%|
|Health Inspections Above Average||44.86%||A||9||45||F||31.78%|
|Professional Nurse Staffing Above Average||100.00%||A||1||3||A||95.15%|
|Professional Nursing Hours per Resident||1.52||D||37||6||A||1.02|
|Verified Ombudsman Complaints||80.92%||D||34||42||F||90.87%|