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- Can physical or chemical restraints be used on a patient?
- What are the ‘stages’ of bed sores?
- How do I get a copy of the medical records?
- What is a nursing home ombudsman and how can they help me?
- What is the surviving spouse entitled to from a nursing home wrongful death lawsuit?
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- Signs of Abuse
Number of nursing homes in Ohio: 962
Patients living in Ohio nursing homes: 79,689
Occupancy rates of Ohio nursing homes: 85.9%
Average number of deficiencies at each Ohio nursing home: 8.5
Percent of Ohio nursing homes with serious deficiencies for actual harm to patient: 22.4%
Most common deficiencies at Ohio nursing homes: Accident Environment, Quality of Care, Comprehensive Care Plans
Distribution of ownership of Ohio nursing homes: 76 % for profit, 21% non profit, 2% government
Most populated cities in Ohio: Columbus, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Toledo, Akron
Staffing levels at Ohio nursing homes (daily hours):Above average, 3.9 total staff, 1.6 licensed nurse
**Data based upon 2009 CMS data, U.S. Department of Health and Human Service