The federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released the ratings for individual homes online this morning. They included ratings for 32 nursing homes in Wake, Durham, Orange, Chatham and Johnston counties. The ratings were based on health inspections, staffing and various quality measures. The poor ratings reflected such factors as high staff turnover, patients with bedsores, use of restraints and unrelieved pain.
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