- Utah dropped two spots in this year’s national nursing home ranking (#9), but was able to maintain its superior grade overall.
- Utah nursing homes continued to offer residents a relative abundance of professional and frontline staffing services, totaling nearly five hours of care daily.
- Nearly 90 percent of Utah’s nursing homes were cited one or more deficiencies—a 25 percent increase over the previous year.
- 60 percent of Utah nursing homes failed to score an above average health inspection rating.
- Utah ombudsmen verified relatively few registered complaints in comparison to other states.
- Utah nursing home care ranks first overall in the Rocky Mountains region, scoring the region’s best ombudsman record with fewest verified complaints.
|Direct Care Staffing Above Average||72.73%||C||28||32||D||58.51%|
|Direct Care Staffing Hours per Resident||2.60||B||15||10||A||2.64|
|Facilities With Deficiencies||89.90%||B||18||1||A||65.00%|
|Facilities With Severe Deficiencies||15.15%||B||17||25||C||17.00%|
|Health Inspections Above Average||39.39%||F||45||50||F||29.79%|
|Professional Nurse Staffing Above Average||86.87%||B||11||10||A||81.91%|
|Professional Nursing Hours per Resident||1.74||B||17||2||A||1.23|
|Verified Ombudsman Complaints||57.43%||A||9||10||A||57.59%|