ElderBranch uses a scoring system of "Excellent", "Good", "Average", "Below Average" and "Poor" to assess the relative performance of a nursing home on various measures versus its peers. Note any specific areas of concern and be sure to discuss them when you visit the home.
High-risk long-stay residents who have pressure sores
Long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
Long-stay residents who were physically restrained
Long-stay residents who had a urinary tract infection
Long-stay residents who had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
Long-stay residents who have moderate to severe pain
Long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased