- Michigan scored a failing grade for the second straight year as the state’s overall ranking sank to #48, down from #44.
- Michigan had the nation’s second highest percentage of nursing homes cited for a severe deficiency despite an eight percent decline in severe deficiencies over the last year.
- Nearly every Michigan nursing home was cited one or more deficiencies for violating federal or state laws.
- Michigan’s nursing homes averaged little more than 2 hours and 30 minutes of direct resident care per day despite a nominal increase in direct caregiver hours.
- Michigan’s verified ombudsman complaints swelled six percent, indicating widespread concerns from residents about their quality of care.
- Michigan’s nursing home care ranks at the bottom in the Great Lakes region; scoring the region’s lowest grades in percentage of facilities with deficiencies, percentage of facilities with severe deficiencies, and percentage of ombudsman complaints.
|Direct Care Staffing Above Average||73.61%||C||26||27||C||63.86%|
|Direct Care Staffing Hours per Resident||2.56||B||19||27||C||2.46|
|Facilities With Deficiencies||97.45%||F||48||49||F||98.83%|
|Facilities With Severe Deficiencies||43.06%||F||50||51||F||51.76%|
|Health Inspections Above Average||41.20%||D||33||24||C||34.52%|
|Professional Nurse Staffing Above Average||63.66%||C||29||30||C||54.70%|
|Professional Nursing Hours per Resident||1.60||C||29||30||C||0.76|
|Verified Ombudsman Complaints||92.40%||F||46||37||D||86.45%|