- Wyoming dropped six spots in this year’s national nursing home ranking (#29), but still managed to hang on to its “C” average.
- Wyoming nursing home grades reveal that care is either excellent or awful with no in between; the scored superior grades in three measures while scoring below average or failing grades in the other five statistical categories.
- Wyoming’s nursing homes improved their health inspection scores over the past year; the state’s ranking skyrocketed to #10 overall, up from #46.
- Wyoming nursing homes had the nation’s worst ombudsman record, as advocates verified 99 percent of registered complaints, indicating widespread concerns from residents about their lack of quality care.
- Wyoming’s nursing home care ranks second to last in the Rocky Mountain region but scored the region’s highest grade for facilities with above average professional nursing levels.
|Direct Care Staffing Above Average||84.21%||A||10||8||A||81.08%|
|Direct Care Staffing Hours per Resident||2.41||D||33||20||B||2.51|
|Facilities With Deficiencies||94.74%||D||35||47||F||97.44%|
|Facilities With Severe Deficiencies||26.32%||F||41||15||B||12.82%|
|Health Inspections Above Average||44.74%||A||10||46||F||31.58%|
|Professional Nurse Staffing Above Average||97.37%||A||2||2||A||97.30%|
|Professional Nursing Hours per Resident||1.54||D||36||4||A||1.12|
|Verified Ombudsman Complaints||99.22%||F||51||49||F||98.99%|