- Mississippi’s nursing home ranking dropped five spots #40 overall, making it one of America’s worst nursing home states.
- Nearly one-third of Mississippi’s nursing homes had middling to below average direct care staff levels.
- Mississippi nursing home’s frontline caregiver ranks are among the most depleted in the nation as facilities provide fewer than 2 hours and 25 minutes of direct care per resident per day.
- Mississippi nursing homes have one of the worst ombudsman records as advocates verified nearly 9 out of every 10 registered complaints, indicating widespread concerns from residents about their substandard care.
- Mississippi’s nursing home care ranks second from the bottom in the Southeast region.
|Direct Care Staffing Above Average||70.59%||D||33||30||C||60.71%|
|Direct Care Staffing Hours per Resident||2.40||D||36||32||D||2.41|
|Facilities With Deficiencies||97.06%||F||45||17||B||88.73%|
|Facilities With Severe Deficiencies||17.65%||C||27||29||C||21.08%|
|Health Inspections Above Average||44.12%||B||14||32||D||34.00%|
|Professional Nurse Staffing Above Average||50.98%||D||36||35||D||41.84%|
|Professional Nursing Hours per Resident||1.74||B||15||40||D||0.70|
|Verified Ombudsman Complaints||88.78%||F||43||41||F||87.84%|