Nursing Home Injury Laws: Oregon

Oregon-nursing-home-elderly-woman-abuse-200x300Number of nursing homes in Oregon: 137

Patients living in Oregon nursing homes: 7,688

Occupancy rates of Oregon nursing homes: 62.4%

Average number of deficiencies at each Oregon nursing home: 7.2

Percent of Oregon nursing homes with serious deficiencies for actual harm to patient: 38.0%

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

Distribution of ownership of Oregon nursing homes:  80% for profit, 15% non profit, 5% government

Most populated cities in Oregon: Portland, Salem, Eugene, Gresham, Hillsboro

Staffing levels at Oregon nursing homes (daily hours):Above average, 4.5 total staff, 1.4 licensed nurse

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

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