Nursing home inspections yield mixed reviews

Nursing home inspections yield mixed reviews

Federal nursing home inspectors are in the field conducting their annual assessments on the safety of facilities, including five in the Williamsburg area.

It’s been about a year since the inspectors last made their rounds and published their findings, which included a litany of falls, harmful bed sores and care worse than national and state averages.

Some of the facilities have faced lawsuits and federal penalties for deficient care in recent years as well, while others met or exceeded national and state averages for their quality of care.

Every year, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services releases updated nursing home inspection reports that detail health care...