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Alabama Nursing Home Deficiencies, Assisted Living, Hospitals, Surgery Centers, Etc.

Find free reports on deficiencies for Alabama nursing homes, assisted living, outpatient surgery facilities, hospitals, home health agencies, hospices, end stage renal disease treatment (kidney dialysis) centers, rehab facilities and more. Some Inspection reports may contain no deficiencies, but simply report a regulatory visit. Updated with 2020 survey results. Site by the AL Department of Public Health

Arizona Long Term Care Nursing Home Ratings (free)

Search by County, city, or facility name or see all top-rated AZ nursing homes. Recent long term care ratings are done on an A-B-C-D rating scale; find Excellent nursing home facilities rated A (score 90 or higher). Site by the Arizona Dept. of Health Services Licensing Services. Of the 159 nursing homes rated, 109 (more than 2/3) received an A rating as of October 2019; 16 received B; 9 rated C and 2 D rating (Allegiant in Mesa, and Pueblo Springs Rehab in Tucson).

California Nursing Home, Home Health and Hospice Cost and Quality Ratings

CalQualityCare.org provides this quality ratings site for California Nursing Homes, Home Health and Hospice organizations. Nursing facilities are rated on staffing, quality, inspections, complaints, cost and finance measures. Map shows by color which nursing homes are Superior, or less (down to Poor). Average charges for 2016 or older are shown. Home Health and Hospice are rated on quality measures. This site also serves as a directory for residential care (assisted living) and other senior care programs. The site was originally developed with the CA HealthCare Foundation, a nonprofit philanthropy.  While it was once one of the best comparison sites available for California nursing homes, the data have not been updated since 2017 (using 2016 data). Now the site is managed alone by UC San Francisco.

Colorado Nursing Homes – Occurrence Reports & Complaints

Find complaints and occurrence reports on Colorado nursing homes. Detailed information is reported on each incident investigation. Reportable incidents and occurrences include unexplained deaths, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, life-threatening complications of anesthesia, life-threatening transfusion errors/reactions, severe burns, missing persons, physical abuse, verbal abuse, sexual abuse, neglect, misappropriation of property, diverted drugs and malfunction/misuse of equipment. Health facilities must report these occurrences within one business day. Updated 2019 and continuously, by CO Dept. of Public Health and Environment, Health Facilities division.

Connecticut Health Care Facility License – Verification

Verify health care facility licenses for Connecticut nursing homes, home health agencies, hospice, hospitals, mental health facilities, outpatient clinics, surgical facilities, substance abuse and recovery care centers, residential care, and other health care services. To find nursing home information, select Chronic and Convalescent Nursing Home. CT eLicense web portal site shows contact and management information. An upside to this site is that nursing home room rates are in the detailed reports. Consumers can also generate a roster only, by clicking on https://www.elicense.ct.gov/Lookup/GenerateRoster.aspx . However, it may be hard to read the roster unless familiar with Excel; it also has limited information.

Delaware – Nursing Home Inspection Survey Reports

Find nursing home inspection survey reports in Delaware. Both annual survey inspection reports and complaint surveys are posted by the Division of Health Care Quality. About 50 nursing homes or intermediate care facilities are listed in DE. Updated in 2020.

Florida Inspection Reports – All health facilities, 2020

Recent inspection reports for all types of healthcare facilities in Florida. Site includes ambulatory surgery centers, assisted living facilities, nursing homes, birth centers, hospitals, clinics, home health, hospice, lab, MRI and imaging centers (see health care clinics), dialysis, rehab agencies, residential treatment centers and more. Both regular biennial inspection reports, and those from complaint investigations are included. Site by FL Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) is easy to use. Updated for 2020

Florida Nursing Home Guide – 2019 (AHCA) Editor's Pick

Florida Nursing Home Guide for 2019, by FL AHCA. Search by Region to find state inspection reports. Guide shows who gets a 5-star rating and inspection details. Contains Nursing Home Watch List for bankrupt or conditional status facilities. (When we checked the Watch List in November 2019, there were 154 nursing homes on  Florida’s Watch List, up from 108 in April. Reasons why are explained for each facility. Please read these reports carefully before choosing a nursing home.) Shows the few Gold Seal care centers for excellent care facilities – 22 as of November 2019 were recognized for a 3-year period. Consumers can also learn about cost (lowest daily charge), and Web link to the facility. Clear, simple presentation with a font size you can read. Information is current; emergency power plan information has been added. Site by the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration. Nicely done

Georgia – Hospital, nursing home, home health inspection reports

Find Georgia healthcare facility Inspection Reports through the Georgia Department of Community Health. Use the map program called GaMap2Care to locate any state-licensed, registered or certified health facility (including ESRD) or assisted living personal care homes in GA. Check to see if there is a report available. Limited comparative information. Most hospitals do NOT have inspection violation reports. Nursing home and home health reports are referred to the federal NursingHomeCompare and HomeHealthCompare Web sites

Illinois Nursing Homes – Survey Inspections and Average Room Rates (Prices)

Find Illinois Nursing Home survey inspection reports and average room rate (price). After selecting the nursing home you’re interested in, click on the Surveys or Private Payment Rates on the far RIGHT of the nursing home screen to find information on inspection survey results, complaint investigations and prices charged for single or double room. Prices shown in November, 2019 still reflected old Dec. 31, 2014 rates. Survey reports, however, are current to 2019. Additional information about staffing, ownership, types of residents can be found here. Site by IL Department of Public Health

Illinois Quarterly Reports of Nursing Home Violators

Find “nursing home violators” in Illinois quarterly reports. The IL Dept. of Public Health identifies nursing home facilities who are found to be in violation of the Nursing Home Care Act. Facilities in Chicago and statewide. 2019 (and earlier) reports are available, plus outline of circumstances leading to as much as $150,000 fines for some violations. Reports are updated every quarter.

Indiana Nursing Home Inspection Ratings

Search for Indiana nursing homes to find state inspection survey ratings and complaint history. Updated 2020. A facility report card is updated each quarter. Other health facilities also have consumer reports at this IN site. Consumers are encouraged to also check the Medicare Nursing Home Compare & other national tools to see additional Indiana nursing home ratings.

Iowa Nursing Home License and Inspection Reports

License lookup and inspection reports for Iowa nursing homes. The Iowa department of Inspections and Appeals (DIA) within the Health Facilities Division informs the public of licensure status of nursing facilities, assisted living and other health facilities. Find complaints and survey reports. Get a list by city or county. Click on Entity Search. Nursing homes  (NF or SNF) that are freestanding are alphabetized under F. Iowa’s Health Facilities Division contact number is (515) 281-4115. Updated 2020

Louisiana Nursing Home Ratings and Inspections

Find Louisiana nursing home ratings and inspection reports. Compare LA nursing homes on their serious deficiencies (if any) and fines in the past three years.  Nursing Home Inspector by CarePathways flags nursing homes that are on the Special Focus Facility list (those with serious quality issues).  The site also links recent inspection reports from Louisiana. Additional information may be found at NursingHomeCompare (federal). Updated 2020, but information presented appears to be much older.

Maryland Nursing Home Guide

Compare more than 200 Maryland nursing homes and 34 Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs). Search by county or zip code. May specify criteria such as Alzheimer’s care, rehab, ventilator, dialysis. Once you find a facility you’re interested in, you can compare family satisfaction survey results, as well as percent of staff who got the flu shot. (State average was 87.5% in the last flu season.) Updated in 2019, but some data are older (2017 or 2018). By the MD Health Care Commission

Massachusetts – Nursing Home Inspection Reports

Massachusetts has a consumer-friendly search tool for nursing home survey inspection reports. Search by facility name or town anywhere in Massachusetts (MA). Gives information about last 3 standard survey inspections, administration, nursing, resident rights, food service, and environment. Get more information by clicking on More Details at the bottom. Website also has a list of who the long term care ombudsman is, for each facility, with telephone numbers, in case you need someone to advocate for your loved one. From mass.gov HHS, inspection reports updated to 2019

Minnesota Nursing Home Report Card Editor's Pick

Hands down, this is the best state report card for nursing homes. Easy to use. Compare nursing homes in whatever zip code region you specify, according to your top 3 favorite criteria. Simple 5-star comparison system. Shows Family Satisfaction, Quality of Life, Quality of Care, Staff turnover & hours of direct care, private rooms and more. MN survey inspection reports are linked. Daily room rates shown for each nursing home, although the case mix table is complicated. Click on the nursing home’s name to get the details. MN Dept. of Health site updated 2019

Missouri – Long Term Care Inspection Reports

Find Missouri long-term care inspection reports. Recent reports for every licensed Missouri nursing home, residential care facility, assisted living, and skilled nursing facility (SNF) can be found here, even those who don’t participate in Medicare or Medicaid. Click on the DATE to see the inspection findings. Site by the MO Department of Health and Senior Services, updated in 2020

New Jersey Nursing Home and Assisted Living Inspections

Find New Jersey nursing home and assisted living inspection summaries.  Compare by county or city for NJ nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Consumers can specify Behavioral Management or Specialized Care such as Ventilator beds or Pediatric long-term care for a more focused search. Note, there are two assisted living categories – residences and programs. Five years of surveys are available, although the most recent reports may require a special request if not available online. Updated constantly during 2019 by NJ Department of Health

New York State Compare Nursing Home Ratings Editor's Pick

Compare nursing home ratings in the state of New York. Easy-to-use site allows consumers to search by county or zip code area and see NY nursing home quality ratings side-by-side. Compare Nursing Homes shows measures such as bedsores (pressure ulcers), bladder control, urinary tract infections, restraint use, percent more depressed or anxious, percent of residents who got the seasonal flu shot (last 2 flu seasons). Click on nursing facility name to see how many of 5 stars it receives for each measure, plus inspection, certification and complaint survey results as well as what percent of their employees got the flu shot. Directory View is helpful for names and map location. Can also search from the drop down menu for special licensed services such as Ventilator-dependent, Behavioral Intervention, or Adult Day Care. NY Dept. of Health site; most data are 2018-2019, updated 2020.

North Carolina Nursing Home Inspection Reports (DHSR)

View inspection reports for North Carolina nursing homes. Select “Search for licensed facilities.” Complaint survey reports and recertification inspection reports are linked. Find deficiencies and plans of correction. Prepared by the NC Division of Health Service Regulation (DHSR).

Ohio – Compare Long-Term Care Facility Quality Ratings & Cost

State government site (ohio.gov) with side-by-side comparisons of OH nursing homes. Shows family and resident satisfaction, inspection survey summaries (but no detailed reports), and in some cases, you may find the cost for private pay (rate per day). Easy to navigate. Has 12 specialty categories to make your search easier – such as Alzheimer’s care, behavioral care, bariatric, dialysis, advanced wound care, spinal cord injury, TBI, or ventilator care. Can sort results by highest ratings from residents or family, which is a wonderful feature. Links also provided to Assisted Living and Home Health searches in Ohio. Includes 2019 inspections

Oklahoma Nursing Home Ratings – free Editor's Pick

Compare nursing home ratings in Oklahoma according to what is most important to you – Overall 1 to 5-star rating, Resident/Family satisfaction, Clinical Measures, Nursing Staff per patient day, Turnover & Retention and other factors. Easy to use once consumers figure out how to drag and drop on their desired metrics. Otherwise, one of the better state nursing facility comparison sites. Updated by the OK Health Care Authority 2018. Would be nice if they showed dates for the ratings

Pennsylvania – Compare Nursing Care Facilities

Compare Pennsylvania nursing care facilities and inspection reports. This site by the PA Department of Health allows a search for nursing homes by county, city, or zip code radius. Find out about inspection survey results and citations. It can be difficult to find citations from the full licensure surveys, unless you know the date of the survey. Updated 2020

Rhode Island Nursing Home Resident and Family Satisfaction 2018

Compare Rhode Island Nursing Home Resident and Family Satisfaction levels for 2018. Look for the nursing homes that scored 3 diamonds (statistically better) on satisfaction, from both residents and family members in Rhode Island. Survey measures quality of environment, quality of experience and services, Overall Care Rating, Overall Staff Rating, and whether they Recommend the facility. Eight (8) nursing facilities scored substantially better than average on overall care rating and recommendations by both “resident representatives” (formerly called “family”) and residents. Bed sizes shown; also number of responses. Easy to read. Updated May 2019, by the RI Dept. of Health, Center for Health Data and Analysis.

Rhode Island Nursing Home Satisfaction, Staffing & Quality 2019

Compare Rhode Island nursing homes on resident satisfaction, ratings from family and quality of care in 2019. Find nursing homes with 5 star Overall ratings (scale 1 to 5) plus ratings for satisfaction, staffing, inspections, quality and more. There were 25 top-rated 5-star homes as of the October 31, 2019 update. Of those 25, five (5) also had better than average ratings from both residents and families. Nine (9) nursing homes received the lowest possible 1-star ratings. for quality. Listed by county. RI Dept. of Health, Nursing Home Summary Report, October 2019 and updated monthly.

South Dakota Nursing Home Reports

Find inspection reports and complaint surveys for South Dakota nursing homes. Easy to use SD state Health Department website provides survey reports on all 110 South Dakota nursing homes. Organized by city, town. Click on the date for the annual inspection survey findings, or a survey that was done because of a complaint. Survey reports can be difficult to read, but they may provide a lot of detailed and useful information for consumers. Up to date with at least 3 years of reports. Updated 2020.

State Health Departments – healthfinder®

List at healthfinder.gov – Links to all state health departments, compiled by the US Department of Health and Human Services

Texas Long Term Care and Home Health: Inspections and Complaints

Texas Long Term Care (LTC) Provider Search includes some inspection deficiencies and complaints for TX long term care nursing homes. However, the average number of deficiencies per year for each nursing home is 0. Information on Assisted living facilities, Intermediate care facilities, Daytime programs for adults, Home health, hospice and personal assistance services are also searchable. Shows inspection results, complaints, a little history and general information. Nursing Home Quality data are not shown, but hot-linked to the profile at federal NursingHomeCompare. Operated by Texas Health and Human Services. Current to 2020 although state inspection findings might not show up on Nursing Home Compare for more than 2 months after the inspection.

Virginia Nursing Facilities – Financial Information, Prices, Quality

Compare Virginia Nursing Home Facilities on Financial information and Quality. Some prices (daily or monthly rates) for Nursing and assisted living facilities are shown. Search by zip code and radius. Links to Inspection and Quality reports were updated in October 2019, based on CMS data. Room rates are implied to be current as of February 2019. Facility financial information and efficiency indicators reflect 2017 results. Site by Virginia Health Information, updated 2019

Washington DC Health Care Facility Inspection Reports

Washington DC District of Columbia Health Department provides inspection reports online for their health care facilities. Includes nursing homes, assisted living, home care agencies, and more.  Intermediate Care Facilities Division has a lot of the types of providers you might be interested in. Click on Survey Reports. Fairly easy to use, although inspection reports are rarely very easy to read. Nursing home reports appear to be current to 2019. This Washington DC website is worth checking.

Washington Nursing Home Locator

Look up Washington Nursing Homes in the Nursing Home Locator search. The interactive database helps consumers find nursing homes in the state of WA. Contact information, investigation and inspection reports are provided and kept up to date to 2020. Find out if the nursing home you’re interested in has discipline, fines or enforcement actions. From the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services.

West Virginia Nursing Home Inspections and Lookup

Look up the results from state inspections and health investigations for WV nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Prepared by the West Virginia Office of Health Facility Licensure & Certification (ohflac), in the Department of Health and Human Services. Updated with 2020 survey results.  Full reports are provided online, and are easy to navigate.

Wisconsin Nursing Homes Survey Inspection Reports

Use the Provider Search tool to find Wisconsin nursing home survey inspection findings and deficiencies. Information on Facilities for People with Developmental Disabilities also found at this site. Data prepared by the WI State Dept. of Health Services for the most recent full year. Updated 2020

Other Helpful Listings

CMS Public List of Nursing Homes with Serious Quality Problems – SFF (2019) Editor's Pick

CMS lists nursing homes in any state and District of Columbia that have a history of serious quality problems. These Special Focus Facilities (SFF) have been officially entered into the federal government’s SFF program to monitor care. Homes on the list may have a history of “yo-yo” compliance, with a good survey followed by substandard quality on the next, thus unable to sustain good care. Some nursing homes are listed as Showing Improvement or having graduated out of the program. In addition, CMS has now added hundreds of nursing homes (7 pages) that are candidates for the SFF program, based on quality issues over the prior 3 years. Up to 30 nursing homes per state are on the Special Focus Facility Candidate list. Updated October 23, 2019

Michigan Nursing Home Directory (roster list only)

Find a roster or list of Michigan Nursing Homes in this directory. Do a statewide Nursing Home Search at this site by the MI Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs to verify license or get a list of nursing homes. Basic facility information only. No state survey inspections, quality reports or complaint summaries appear to be available online..  Note, the LARA Health Care Providers website through the Bureau of Community and Health Systems does not operate reliably and effectively.

Nebraska lists of health care facilities (rosters only)

Lists with addresses and telephone numbers of health care facilities licensed in NE, including hospitals, nursing homes, adult day services, assisted living facilities, hospices, home health agencies, ambulatory surgery centers, mental health, substance abuse, respite care centers, and some clinics such as kidney dialysis services. Roster provide basic information only, no quality or inspection information. Provided by Nebraska DHHS Licensing office. Some specialty services are listed in the fine print

North Carolina Licensed Nursing Homes (roster only)

Find a roster list of all the licensed nursing homes in North Carolina. NC nursing care facilities are organized alphabetically or by county. Location and contact information only. Updated 2020

North Carolina lists of health care facilites (rosters, pdf)

Find a list of licensed facilities in North Carolina: assisted living adult care (7 or more beds), family care homes (2 to 6 beds), nursing homes, ambulatory surgery and endoscopy centers, cardiac rehabilitation facilities, home health and hospice care services, hospitals, ICF/MR; mental health facilities, residential treatment centers and psychiatric hospitals. Basic contact and addresses, including NC facility license number. Rosters only, updated 2020.

North Dakota – CNA (nursing assistants) Abuse List (pdf)

In North Dakota publishes a list of CNAs (nursing assistants) that may pose a caregiving threat to you or your loved ones. You can check to see if a certified nurse aide has been on the validated abuse list in the last 25+ years in ND. Six types of abuse are listed: mental, neglect, physical, sexual, theft and verbal abuse. State government list, 8 pages, updated 2019

North Dakota Nursing Home List (roster, pdf)

North Dakota skilled nursing home list shows address and telephone number, name of administrator and director of nursing, bed size, and Medicare / Medicaid ID numbers. Use list on left to find Assisted Living facilities (under Basic Care). Roster updated in 2019 by ND Health department.

Pennsylvania Assisted Living/Personal Care Home Inspection Reports and Directory

Find inspection reports for personal care homes or assisted living facilities in Pennsylvania. The directory is operated by the PA Department of Human Services. It is primarily a list of licensed assisted living facility addresses, with violation reports linked. Includes facility size and whether non-profit or for-profit. Search by county. Updated 2020

SC – Assisted Living and Community Residential Care Facilities 2019

Alphabetical list (126 pages) of SC licensed assisted living facilities, called Community Residential Care Facilities in South Carolina, with address and number of beds. Indicates whether or not certified for Alzheimer’s Care. Updated monthly, 2019

Tennessee lists of Health Care Facilities (rosters)

Find lists of health care facilities in Tennessee (TN), including assisted living, nursing homes, hospitals, kidney dialysis (end stage renal), residential rehabilitation treatment facilities, home health, hospice, birthing centers and more. Shows contact information and license expiration date. Shows whether disciplinary actions have been taken against the facility. Full report of discipline orders will show what statutes (laws) or rules were violated, and what fines may have been assessed. Details of what happened may be outlined briefly in Stipulations of Fact.

Wisconsin Assisted Living Facility Directories and Provider Profiles

Find directories of four categories of Assisted Living facilities in Wisconsin. Provider profiles, using the Provider Search function, are provided for Adult Day Care, Adult Family Home, Community Based Residential Facility (CBRF) and Residential Care Apartment Complex (RCAC). Each organization and facility has its own report that includes an Inspection Summary; No side-by-side comparisons. However, this link shows profiles by individual county to aid your search. It also provides a statewide WI directory for for each type of licensed assisted living service, which gives price ranges. Updated 2020

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