PROVIDENCE — The state’s nursing homes are ranked the fifth best in the nation in a new report from Nice Rx Health.
The online prescription company used US News Best Nursing Homes Ratings data. It also looked at the number of Google searches for the terms ‘nursing home negligence lawyers’, ‘nursing home abuse lawyer’, ‘nursing home lawyers’ and ‘nursing home negligence lawyers’. Care Homes,” comparing the July 2020-June 2021 period to the July 2021 period. – June 2022 period, taking the totals for each and comparing the search increase or decrease.
Rhode Island was ranked fifth because data showed 26% of nursing homes, 21 of 78, had a 5/5 rating.
Hawaii was the highest rated. Data showed 67.4% of its retirement homes, 29 out of 43, had a 5/5 rating. Alaska, Maine and Colorado were above Rhode Island in the top five.
Arkansas was the lowest rated. In that state, none of its 224 retirement homes earned a 5/5 rating.
Connecticut was 13th overall and third in all of New England with 21%, with 44 of its 209, of its nursing homes scoring 5/5.
Massachusetts was 17th with 16.71%, with 62 of its 371 nursing homes scoring 5/5. Vermont was 25th and New Hampshire was 31st.
The full report is available here.
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