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Nursing Home Injury Laws: New Jersey

New-Jersey-nursing-home-neglect-elderly-woman-300x200Number of nursing homes in New Jersey:  358

Patients living in New Jersey nursing homes: 45,610

Occupancy rates of New Jersey nursing homes: 89.8%

Average number of deficiencies at each New Jersey nursing home: 8.5

Percent of New Jersey nursing homes with serious deficiencies for actual harm to patient: 27.4%

Most common deficiencies at New Jersey nursing homes: Accident Environment, Professional Standards, Quality of Care

Distribution of ownership of New Jersey nursing homes:  68% for profit, 27% non profit, 6% government

Most populated cities in New Jersey: Newark, Jersey City, Paterson, Elizabeth, Edison, Trenton

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

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