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Nursing Home Injury Laws: Rhode Island

rhode-island-nursing-home-neglect-abuse-elderly-woman-300x196Number of nursing homes in Rhode Island: 82

Patients living in Rhode Island nursing homes: 7,725

Occupancy rates of Rhode Island nursing homes: 91.3%

Average number of deficiencies at each Rhode Island nursing home: 4.3

Percent of Rhode Island nursing homes with serious deficiencies for actual harm to patient: 25.6%

Most common deficiencies at Rhode Island nursing homes: Professional Standards, Accident Environment, Clinical Records

Distribution of ownership of Rhode Island nursing homes: 83 % for profit, 17% non profit, 0% government

Most populated cities in Rhode Island: Providence, Warwick, Cranston, Pawtucket, East Providence

Staffing levels at   Rhode Island nursing homes (daily hours):Above average, 3.7 total staff,   1.2 licensed nurse

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

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