- Minnesota’s nursing home ranking fell slightly over the last year, dropping from #18 to #19 overall.
- Severe deficiencies in Minnesota’s nursing homes shrank nearly five percent over the last year, giving the state the third best record.
- The percentage of nursing homes with above average direct care staffing and professional nursing services improved 10 percent and 9 percent respectively.
- Minnesota’s nursing homes have a relatively high percentage verified ombudsman complaints, indicating widespread concerns from residents about their quality of care.
- Minnesota’s nursing home care ranks first in the Great Lakes region, leading the region with the highest percentage of nursing homes with above average direct care staffing levels.
|Direct Care Staffing Above Average||81.79%||B||13||14||B||71.85%|
|Direct Care Staffing Hours per Resident||2.47||C||28||30||C||2.43|
|Facilities With Deficiencies||90.50%||C||22||21||C||90.26%|
|Facilities With Severe Deficiencies||9.23%||A||7||16||B||13.68%|
|Health Inspections Above Average||41.42%||C||30||10||A||35.62%|
|Professional Nurse Staffing Above Average||77.31%||B||18||21||C||68.10%|
|Professional Nursing Hours per Resident||1.58||C||30||29||C||0.77|
|Verified Ombudsman Complaints||81.84%||D||36||38||D||86.77%|