- Virginia dropped six spots in this year’s national nursing home ranking (#39)—barely clinging to a “D” average.
- Virginia nursing homes shored up their professional nurse hours over the past year; the state’s ranking skyrocketed to #9 overall, up from #39.
- Virginia’s low staffing scores contributed to mediocre inspection scores for the second consecutive year.
- Nine out of 10 Virginia nursing homes were cited a deficiency for violating federal or state laws.
- Virginia’s nursing home care ranks at the bottom in the Mid-Atlantic region, scoring the region’s worst grades in the percentage of facilities with above average professional nurse levels and health inspection ratings.
|Direct Care Staffing Above Average||51.40%||F||41||39||D||43.53%|
|Direct Care Staffing Hours per Resident||2.34||D||39||39||D||2.30|
|Facilities With Deficiencies||92.31%||C||27||22||C||90.49%|
|Facilities With Severe Deficiencies||16.43%||C||22||22||C||16.20%|
|Health Inspections Above Average||38.81%||F||47||22||C||34.63%|
|Professional Nurse Staffing Above Average||39.16%||D||40||39||D||33.45%|
|Professional Nursing Hours per Resident||1.82||A||9||43||F||0.66|
|Verified Ombudsman Complaints||72.18%||B||20||19||B||73.22%|