HHSC Annual Report

State law requires HHSC to compile and report survey and enforcement data every year.  HHSC publishes the data in the Long-term Care Regulation (LTCR) Annual Report. Part of this report includes the top 10 deficiencies or violations cited during the fiscal year covered by the report.

The Annual Report is available on the Internet at the following weblink: HHSC LTCR Annual Report

This training on the top 10 Life Safety Code deficiencies for nursing homes is based on the data in the LTCR Services March 2023 Annual Report. The data covers the period from 9/1/21 to 8/31/22. Nine of the top 10 deficiencies listed for fiscal year 2022 also appeared in the top 10 list for fiscal year 2021.

In this presentation, the top 10 deficiencies listed for fiscal year 2022 appear in order from the least frequently cited (#10) to the most frequently cited (#1).