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Nursing Home Injury Laws: Kansas

Nursing Home Injury Laws: KansasNumber of nursing homes in Kansas: 337

Patients living in Kansas nursing homes: 18,786

Occupancy rates of Kansas nursing homes: 83.2%

Average number of deficiencies at each Kansas nursing home: 15.2

Percent of Kansas nursing homes with serious deficiencies for actual harm to patient: 31.8%

Most common deficiencies at Kansas nursing homes: Accident Environment, Comprehensive Care Plans, Unnecessary Drugs

Distribution of ownership of Kansas nursing homes: 50 % for profit,  38% non profit, 13 % government

Most populated cities in Kansas: Wichita, Overland Park, Kansas City, Topeka, Olathe

Staffing levels at Kansas nursing homes (daily hours): Above average, 3.8 total staff,  1.3 licensed nurse

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

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