- The Extended Care Acuity-Weighted index shows moderate expansion in Q1 2017, rising by 4.7 points to 32.7.
- Index growth in Q1 is attributed to higher reporting in acuity.
- Regional index values largely follow national trends, with increases in five of six measured regions. The only region to experience decreases, Southwest, fell by 8.8 index points to 32.7 in Q1.
- Review by facility size (measured by number of beds) shows both small andlarge facilities in-line with national trends. Both groups showed index increases in Q1. However, medium facilities (100-149 beds) show slight index declines over the same period.
1. Executive Summary
3. Index Data
5. National Breakdown
6. Regional Breakdown
7. Research Methods