A non-profit group called “Families for Better Care” recently released a comprehensive report card that ranks the skilled nursing care in all 50 states. The report, one of the most comprehensive ever, was based on a mountain of data taken from federal reports from 2013. Every state received a letter grade. Sadly, New York grade was far from passing–we received an F. The state was listed in the bottom as one of the worst places for nursing home care in the country.
The report also gave individual state grades on eight different criteria. Those factors included deficiencies identified in state inspections, staffing hours, ombudsman complaints, and more. Those individual grades were then combined to come up with the overall state grade.
The full report can be viewed online here.