- Montana’s overall nursing home ranking did not improve nor did it worsen over the last year, making it one of only seven states with no change.
- Montana’s nursing home residents may have had a tougher time finding a caregiver as the state’s direct care staffing hours plummeted 11 minutes per resident daily.
- Severe deficiency citations swelled nearly 5 percent over the past year.
- Nine out of every 10 Montana nursing homes were a cited a deficiency.
- Montana’s nursing homes had a better ombudsman record this year, but still had a relatively high percentage verified ombudsman complaints, indicating widespread concerns from residents about their quality of care.
- Montana nursing home care ranks third out of the Rocky Mountain region’s seven states.
|Direct Care Staffing Above Average||85.37%||A||8||17||B||70.37%|
|Direct Care Staffing Hours per Resident||2.56||C||21||9||A||2.67|
|Facilities With Deficiencies||90.24%||B||19||32||D||93.98%|
|Facilities With Severe Deficiencies||14.63%||B||16||12||B||10.84%|
|Health Inspections Above Average||37.80%||F||49||49||F||30.12%|
|Professional Nurse Staffing Above Average||89.02%||A||7||6||A||85.19%|
|Professional Nursing Hours per Resident||1.51||D||39||11||B||0.97|
|Verified Ombudsman Complaints||75.83%||C||25||50||F||100.00%|