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Nursing Home Injury Laws: Alaska

Nursing Home Injury Laws: AlaskaNumber of nursing homes in   Alaska  : 15

Patients living in   Alaska   nursing homes: 625

Occupancy rates of   Alaska   nursing homes: 87.3 %

Average number of deficiencies at each   Alaska   nursing home: 7.5

Percent of   Alaska   nursing homes with serious deficiencies for actual harm to patient: 13.3%

Most common deficiencies at   Alaska    nursing homes: Food sanitation, Professional Standards, Infection Control

Distribution of ownership of   Alaska   nursing homes: 13% for profit, 40 % non profit, 47 % government

Most populated cities in Alaska: Anchorage, Fairbanks, Juneau, College, Ketchikan

Staffing levels at   Alaska    nursing homes (daily hours): Above average, 5.5 total staff, 2.1 licensed nurse

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

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