All nursing homes must be licensed by the state in which they operate and are required to comply with rigid standards enforced by regular facility inspections and extensive evaluations. Each state inspects nursing homes at least every 12-15 months to assess compliance with federal standards of care such as:
In an effort to make survey results more transparent, we have designed an efficient tool for locating homes and evaluating their performance. Our Nursing Home InspectorTM tool contains detailed information about the performance and characteristics of every nursing home in the US. This type of information is critical in determining your best placement options.