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Nursing Homes Abuse Blog By Jonathan Rosenfeld

Nursing Home Injury Laws: Ohio

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

Number of nursing homes in Ohio: 962

Patients living in Ohio nursing homes: 79,689

Occupancy rates of Ohio nursing homes: 85.9%

Average number of deficiencies at each Ohio nursing home: 8.5

Percent of Ohio nursing homes with serious deficiencies for actual harm to patient: 22.4%

Most common deficiencies at Ohio nursing homes: Accident Environment, Quality of Care, Comprehensive Care Plans

Distribution of ownership of Ohio nursing homes: 76 % for profit, 21% non profit, 2% government

Most populated cities in Ohio: Columbus, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Toledo, Akron

Staffing levels at Ohio nursing homes (daily hours):Above average, 3.9 total staff, 1.6 licensed nurse

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

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