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

Find free reports on deficiencies for AL 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. Site by the Alabama 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 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 121 nursing homes rated, 92 (more than 3/4) received an A rating as of Feb. 2019; 19 received B; 8 rated C and 2 D rating.

California Nursing Home, Home Health and Hospice Cost and Quality Ratings Editor's Pick

CA HealthCare Foundation, a nonprofit philanthropy and UC San Francisco have teamed up to provide this 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. Updated 2017 from – one of the best

Colorado Nursing Homes – Occurrence Reports & Complaints

Detailed information, including Occurrences and Complaints. 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

Connecticut Health Care Facility License – Verification

Verify facility licenses for Connecticut nursing homes (filed under C for Chronic and Convalescent), 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. CT eLicense web portal site shows contact and management information. Easy to generate the roster, but hard to read unless familiar with Excel; limited information

Florida Inspection Reports – All health facilities, 2018

Recent inspection reports for all types of healthcare faciilities 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 2018

Florida Nursing Home Guide – 2018 (AHCA) Editor's Pick

Search by Region to find state inspection reports on FL nursing homes. Guide shows who gets a 5-star rating and inspection details. Contains Watch List for bankrupt or conditional status facilities (a large number). Shows the few Gold Seal care centers for excellent care facilities. 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; site by the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration. Nicely done

Georgia – Hospitals, nursing homes, home health, and more

Facility Inspection Reports by the Office of Regulatory Services at DHR – Locate any state-licensed, registered or certified health facility (including ESRD) or assisted living personal care homes in GA. Updated for 2017. 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)

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 2017 still reflected old Dec. 31, 2014 rates. 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

Each quarter, the IL Dept. of Public Health assembles a report of nursing home facilities which have been determined to be in violation of the Nursing Home Care Act. Facilities in Chicago and statewide. 2017 (and earlier) reports are available, plus outline of circumstances leading to as much as $150,000 fines for some violations

Indiana Nursing Home Inspection Ratings

Search for IN nursing homes and other health facilities. Inspection survey reports and complaint history updated 2017. Consumers encouraged to also check the Medicare Nursing Home Compare & other national tools

Iowa Nursing Home Licensure Status

Iowa department of Inspections and Appeals (DIA) theoretically informs the public of licensure status of nursing homes, assisted living and other health facilities. Get a list by city or county. Click on View (to the right) – which can be spotty in terms of whether it will produce a report or not. Iowa’s Health Facilities Division contact number is (515) 281-4115 Updated 2017

Louisiana Nursing Home Ratings 2017

Compare LA nursing homes within a county to find ratings of one to five stars. Carepathways shows 2017 data from health inspections, and other undated information on staffing levels, fire safety, and quality measures as well as the Medicare overall score. More current information may be found at NursingHomeCompare (federal)

Maryland Nursing Home Guide

Compare more than 200 MD 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. Current to 2017 (some data are older). By the Maryland Health Care Commission

Massachusetts – Nursing Home Inspection Reports

Consumer-friendly search tools 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. From HHS, inspection reports updated to 2018

Michigan – Compare Hospitals, Physician Groups, Nursing Homes in SE Mich. Editor's Pick

The Greater Detroit Area Health Council provides a 7-county health care performance report at Compare MI hospitals (side-by-side) for childbirth, COPD, emergency department (ER), heart attack, heart failure, cardiac surgery, hip or knee replacements, imaging, infections, patient safety, pneumonia, surgical infection prevention and overall patient satisfaction. See mortality ratings (survival rate) for some conditions. Same info as listed at the federal HospitalCompare site, except mycarecompare might not be updated as often, so check the federal site. The advantage of mycarecompare is that consumers can see Above Average and Below Average comparisons very quickly, for the selected hospitals they want to look at, and all health conditions at once. Very easy to use. Physician group and nursing home results are at this site. GDAHC hospitals are in Detroit, Ann Arbor, Pontiac and counties: Wayne, Washtenaw, Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, and St. Clair. GDAHC was an early leader in quality transparency. It appears that larger hospitals in Lansing and other towns may be included. Medical group data from 2016

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 2018

Missouri – Long Term Care Inspection Reports

Recent inspection 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, current to 2017

New Jersey Nursing Home and Assisted Living Inspections

Inspection summaries and comparisons by county or city for NJ nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Consumers can specify Behavioral Management or Specialized Care such as Ventilator beds for a more focused search. Inspection and survey deficiencies are listed by code number, which isn’t very helpful. Updated to 2017

New York State Compare Nursing Home Ratings Editor's Pick

Easy-to-use site allows consumers to search by county or zip code area and see NY nursing home comparisons 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). Better nursing homes listed on top. 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, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) or Adult Day Care. NY Dept. of Health site; most data are 2016-2017, updated 2017

North Carolina Nursing Home Fines and Penalties (DHSR)

NC Division of Health Service Regulation lists fines to long term care nursing facilities and adult care homes (senior and assisted living, rest homes, etc), showing date, amount and the type of violation during each year 2006 to 2014.

Ohio – Compare Long-Term Care Facility Quality Ratings & Cost Editor's Pick

State government site ( with side-by-side comparisons of OH nursing homes. Shows family and resident satisfaction, detailed inspection survey reports, and in some cases, 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, bariatric, dialysis, advanced wound care, spinal cord injury, TBI, or ventilator care. Can sort results by highest ratings from residents or family. Links also provided to Assisted Living and Home Health searches in Ohio. Includes 2018 inspections

Oklahoma Nursing Home Ratings – free Editor's Pick

Compare nursing homes in Okla. 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

This site by the PA Department of Health allows a search for nursing homes by county or zip code radius. Find out about inspection survey results and citations; updated 2018

Rhode Island Nursing Home Resident and Family Satisfaction 2016

Look for the nursing homes that scored 3 diamonds (statistically better) on both resident and family satisfaction in Rhode Island. Survey measures quality of care, quality of life, services, Overall Satisfaction and whether they Recommend the facility. Nine nursing facilities scored substantially better than average on overall satisfaction and recommendations by both family and residents. Bed size shown. Easy to read. Updated April 2017

Rhode Island Nursing Home Satisfaction, Staffing & Quality 2017

Compare nursing homes in Rhode Island, as rated by family and resident satisfaction surveys. Find nursing homes with 5 star Overall ratings (scale 1 to 5) plus ratings for satisfaction, staffing, inspections, quality and more. There were 29 top-rated 5-star homes. Listed by county. RI Dept. of Health, Nursing Home Summary Report, October 2017

South Dakota Nursing Home Reports

Excellent, easy to use state Health Department website provides survey reports on all 111 South Dakota nursing homes. Organized by city, town. Click on the date for the annual survey findings, or an inspection 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 3 years of reports through 2017

State Health Departments – healthfinder®

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

Texas Long Term Care and Home Health: Ratings and Complaints

Long Term Care (LTC) Provider Search includes overall rating scores for TX Nursing homes, and information on Assisted living facilities, Intermediate care facilities, Daytime programs for adults, Home health, hospice and personal assistance services. Shows inspection results, complaints, a little history and general information. Nursing Home Quality data not shown, but hot-linked to the profile at federal NursingHomeCompare. Operated by Texas Health and Human Services. Current to 2018

Virginia Nursing Facilities – Financial Information, Prices, Quality

Financial information, some with 2016 prices (daily or monthly rates) for Nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Search by zip code and radius. Links to Inspection and Quality reports, and may be updated only to 2012 (January 2013), but dates vary. Site by Virginia Health Information, updated 2017

Washington DC HealthCare Facility Inspection Reports

District of Columbia Health Department provides inspection reports online for their health care facilities, including nursing homes, assisted living, home care agencies, and more. Easy to use, although inspection reports are not very easy to read, and may be older than you would like (e.g. 2014 or older)

Washington Nursing Home Locator

Interactive database to help consumers find nursing homes in the state of WA. Contact information and inspection reports provided and kept up to date

Wisconsin Nursing Homes Consumer Information Reports

Scroll to the bottom of the page to search by Wisconsin city or county. Consumer Information Reports contain information on nursing home staffing ratios and staff turnover, 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. Data updated 2017

Other Helpful Listings

Delaware – List of Licensed Nursing Homes (roster only)

Delaware does not post online survey inspection reports or complaints on their nursing homes, and instead refers visitors to the Medicare nursinghomecompare website. Here is a simple list of names and addresses in DE as of November 2017

Michigan Nursing Home Directory (roster list only)

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.

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 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)

List of all the nursing care facilities in NC. Organized alphabetically or by county. Location and contact information only. Updated 2018

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

Find state-licensed facilities in NC: 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 facility license number. Rosters only, updated Nov 2017

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

You can check to see if a certified nurse aide has been on the validated abuse list in the last 25 years in ND. Types: mental, neglect, physical, sexual, theft and verbal abuse. State government list, 7 pages, updated 2019

North Dakota Nursing Home List (roster, pdf)

ND 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). Updated Fall, 2017

Pennsylvania Assisted Living/Personal Care Home Directory

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 2017

SC – Assisted Living and Community Residential Care Facilities 2018

Alphabetical list (120 pages) of 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, 2018

Tennessee lists of Health Care Facilities (rosters)

Lists health care facilities in 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

Washington DC Nursing Home List (roster only)

Simple list of nursing homes from the local District of Columbia Department of Health office, shows address, size and contact information. Updated 2018

Wisconsin Assisted Living Facility Directories – Provider Profiles

Four categories of WI Assisted Living facilities are provided: 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

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