- New Hampshire had the second best nursing home score in 2014, moving up one slot from last year’s #3 ranking.
- New Hampshire was one of only two states that scored superior grades in five of eight statistical measures.
- New Hampshire owns the nation’s best ombudsman record for the second straight year, verifying fewer than 35 percent of registered complaints.
- Nearly 20 percent of New Hampshire’s nursing homes had a deficiency free inspection.
- New Hampshire’s nursing home record was slightly tarnished by scoring a below average grade in professional nursing hours.
- Nearly half of New Hampshire’s nursing homes scored an above average health inspection.
- New Hampshire nursing home care ranks second overall in the Northeast region, taking home top honors in percentage of ombudsman complaints for the second year in a row.
|Direct Care Staffing Above Average||77.63%||B||20||15||B||71.62%|
|Direct Care Staffing Hours per Resident||2.56||B||20||16||B||2.55|
|Facilities With Deficiencies||80.26%||A||7||10||A||81.58%|
|Facilities With Severe Deficiencies||9.21%||A||6||9||A||10.53%|
|Health Inspections Above Average||46.05%||A||4||2||A||38.16%|
|Professional Nurse Staffing Above Average||89.47%||A||6||15||B||78.38%|
|Professional Nursing Hours per Resident||1.56||D||31||19||B||0.86|
|Verified Ombudsman Complaints||34.21%||A||1||1||A||36.07%|