Do you know what your nursing home is rated?
Medicare's Nursing Home Compare tool is an excellent online resource to learn more about nursing homes in your area and help you decide which one is right for you or your loved one. The site provides quality of care and staffing information for more than 15,000 nursing homes across the country. You can even read detailed reports of the most recent inspection surveys for each facility. Simply search for the facility you are interested in and click on the Health inspections tab. There you will find a link called, "View all health inspections, complaint, and facility-reported issue details" as well as "View full report" where you can read more about what deficiencies inspectors may have found.