New York Fails Nursing Home Report Card

Families for Better Care, a Florida based nursing home resident advocacy group, published the first ever state by state nursing home report card.  New York received a failing grade and was ranked 45th in the nation.  New York was the only state on the eastern seaboard that received a failing grade.  The state failed half of the measures and mustered only one above average grade.  Direct care staff hours and professional nurse services graded particularly poorly.

New York’s nationwide nursing home standing is similar to its highway’s 46th place finish in the 20th Annual Report on the Performance of State … Read the rest