- Missouri scored a failing nursing home grade for the second straight year.
- Missouri flunked three of eight quality measures.
- 1 in 3 Missouri nursing homes had middling to below average direct care staff levels.
- Missouri’s nursing homes had the second worst ombudsman record as advocates verified 99 percent of registered complaints, indicating widespread concerns from residents about their substandard care.
- Missouri’s failing nursing home care bottoms out the Central Plains Regions, ranking last in average professional nurse hours, percentage of facilities with above average registered nurse hours and direct care staffing, and percentage of verified ombudsman deficiencies.
|Direct Care Staffing Above Average||65.30%||D||35||35||D||50.99%|
|Direct Care Staffing Hours per Resident||2.59||B||16||18||B||2.54|
|Facilities With Deficiencies||91.42%||C||25||29||C||93.37%|
|Facilities With Severe Deficiencies||15.98%||C||21||27||C||19.69%|
|Health Inspections Above Average||41.13%||D||36||40||D||33.14%|
|Professional Nurse Staffing Above Average||35.67%||F||44||45||F||26.98%|
|Professional Nursing Hours per Resident||1.34||F||47||46||F||0.58|
|Verified Ombudsman Complaints||99.04%||F||50||47||F||97.77%|