Oregon

Key Findings

  • Oregon’s nursing home ranking plummeted to #19; the state’s drop of 12 spots makes Oregon one of the biggest nursing home losers of 2014.
  • Oregon nursing home records was a real mixed bag; the state scored above average grades in five quality measures while failing the other three—professional nurse hours, percentage of above average health inspections, percentage of facilities with severe deficiencies.
  • Oregon is one of only four states that provided more than three hours of direct care staff per resident per day.
  • Oregon’s percentage of nursing homes with severe deficiencies remained exceedingly high, 1 in 3 were cited for actual harm or immediate jeopardy to residents.
  • Oregon’s nursing home care ranked third out of four states in the Pacific Alaska region.
Criteria2014
Data
2014
Grade
2014
Rank
2013
Rank
2013
Grade
2013
Data
Direct Care Staffing Above Average91.30%A5 4A84.85%
Direct Care Staffing Hours per Resident3.04A3 2A3.02
Facilities With Deficiencies80.43%A8 20B89.78%
Facilities With Severe Deficiencies32.61%F47 35D24.09%
Health Inspections Above Average39.86%F41 18B34.81%
Professional Nurse Staffing Above Average74.64%B20 19B69.70%
Professional Nursing Hours per Resident1.50F41 9A0.98
Verified Ombudsman Complaints62.78%B12 12B59.80%