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Nursing Homes Abuse Blog By Jonathan Rosenfeld

Nursing Home Injury Laws: Nevada

Posted in Litigation, National Nursing Home Issue & For-Profit Chains

Number of nursing homes in Nevada: 50

Patients living in Nevada nursing homes: 4,761

Occupancy rates of Nevada nursing homes: 82.7%

Average number of deficiencies at each Nevada nursing home: 13.5

Percent of Nevada nursing homes with serious deficiencies for actual harm to patient: 28.0%

Most common deficiencies at Nevada nursing homes: Comprehensive Care Plans, Quality of Care, Food Sanitation

Distribution of ownership of Nevada nursing homes:  66% for profit, 16% non profit, 12% government

Most populated cities in Nevada: Las Vegas, Henderson, North Las Vegas, Reno, Paradise, Carson City

Staffing levels at Nevada nursing homes (daily hours):Above average, 3.8 total staff, 1.5 licensed nurse

**Data based upon 2009 CMS data, U.S. Department of Health and Human Service

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