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Nursing Homes Abuse Blog By Jonathan Rosenfeld

Nursing Home Injury Laws: Montana

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

Number of nursing homes in Montana  : 87

Patients living in Montana nursing homes: 4,950

Occupancy rates of Montana nursing homes: 71.1%

Average number of deficiencies at each Montana nursing home: 9.9

Percent of Montana nursing homes with serious deficiencies for actual harm to patient: 16.1%

Most common deficiencies at Montana nursing homes: Food Sanitation, Professional Standards, Clinical Records

Distribution of ownership of Montana nursing homes: 43 % for profit, 40% non profit, 17% government

Most populated cities in Montana: Billings, Missoula, Great Falls, Bozeman, Butte, Helena

Staffing levels at Montana nursing homes (daily hours):Above average,4.1 total staff,   1.5 licensed nurse

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

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