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Nursing Home Injury Laws: West Virginia

west-virginia-elder-abuse-neglect-nursing-home-200x300Number of nursing homes in West Virginia: 127

Patients living in West Virginia nursing homes: 9,542

Occupancy rates of West Virginia nursing homes: 88.7%

Average number of deficiencies at each West Virginia nursing home: 11.9

Percent of West Virginia nursing homes with serious deficiencies for actual harm to patient: 29.1%

Most common deficiencies at West Virginia nursing homes : Comprehensive Care Plans, Quality of Care, Food Sanitation

Distribution of ownership of West Virginia nursing homes: 68 % for profit, 22% non profit, 9% government

Most populated cities in West Virginia: Charleston, Huntington, Parkersburg, Morgantown, Wheeling

Staffing levels at West Virginia nursing homes (daily hours): ): Above average, 3.9 total staff, 1.7 licensed nurse

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

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