Nursing Home Injury Laws: Vermont

Vermont-elderly-man-nursing-home-neglect-abuse-300x200Number of nursing homes in Vermont: 39

Patients living in Vermont nursing homes: 2,885

Occupancy rates of Vermont nursing homes: 89.9%

Average number of deficiencies at each Vermont nursing home: 10.3

Percent of Vermont nursing homes with serious deficiencies for actual harm to patient: 18.0%

Most common deficiencies at Vermont nursing homes : Professional Standards, Comprehensive Care Plans, Unnecessary Drugs, Accident Environment

Distribution of ownership of Vermont nursing homes: 67 % for profit, 31% non profit, 3% government

Most populated cities in Vermont: Burlington, Essex, Rutland, Colchester, South Burlington, Montpelier

Staffing levels at Vermont nursing homes (daily hours):Above average,4.1 total staff, 1.6 licensed nurse


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

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