- West Virginia’s nursing home ranking slipped nine spots and one full letter grade; ranking #36 overall while posting a “D” average.
- 20 percent of West Virginia’s nursing homes scored a deficiency free inspection, one of the best percentages when compared to other states.
- West Virginia’s paltry caregiver hours contributed to one of the nation’s lowest percentages of facilities with above average direct care staffing.
- Although the state scored a superior grade in percentage of facilities with deficiencies, 1 in 5 facilities were cited a severe deficiency.
- West Virginia nursing home care ranks next to the bottom in the Mid-Atlantic region, only neighboring state Virginia had a worse overall ranking.
|Direct Care Staffing Above Average||44.44%||F||46||44||F||38.33%|
|Direct Care Staffing Hours per Resident||2.25||F||46||40||D||2.26|
|Facilities With Deficiencies||81.75%||A||10||6||A||77.60%|
|Facilities With Severe Deficiencies||22.22%||D||34||26||C||19.20%|
|Health Inspections Above Average||41.27%||D||32||17||B||34.96%|
|Professional Nurse Staffing Above Average||39.68%||D||39||40||D||30.83%|
|Professional Nursing Hours per Resident||1.74||B||18||17||B||0.88|
|Verified Ombudsman Complaints||67.75%||B||14||17||B||71.13%|