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Nursing Home Injury Laws: Virginia

virginia-elderly-woman-nursing-home-abuse-200x300Number of nursing homes in Virginia: 281

Patients living in Virginia nursing homes: 28,152

Occupancy rates of Virginia nursing homes: 89.2%

Average number of deficiencies at each Virginia nursing home: 11.4

Percent of Virginia nursing homes with serious deficiencies for actual harm to patient: 16.4%

Most common deficiencies at Virginia nursing homes : Quality of Care, Clinical Records, Professional Standards

Distribution of ownership of Virginia nursing homes: 65 % for profit, 30% non profit, 4% government

Most populated cities in Virginia: Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake, Richmond, Newport News

Staffing levels at Virginia nursing homes (daily hours):Above average, 3.8 total staff, 1.6 licensed nurse

 

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

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