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The 10 Worst States for Nurse Staffing in Nursing Homes & Other Comparative Data

The federal government now has a revamped and simplified approach to its evaluations of nursing homes, in order to make the task of choosing the right one easier for families. Like the system the government uses for rating Medicare health and drug plans, the Nursing Home Compare site now gives nursing homes from 1 to 5 stars, overall and in each of three areas—performance in the latest three quarterly reports in 10 key quality measures, such as the percentage of residents with urinary tract infections; performance in the latest three annual health inspections; and adequacy of both overall staffing and staffing by registered nurses.

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