Nursing homes ended 2020 with nearly 8% decline in occupancy rate: NIC
Sep 27, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic caused the skilled nursing occupancy rate to drop by about 7.7% between 2019 and 2020, according to a new report by the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care.
Executives report occupancy dips in latest NIC survey
Sep 17, 2021
Slow-but-steady increases in nursing home occupancy providers had reported over the last several months reversed course for many operators between August and September, according to new survey results...
Labor problems, delta variant impeding SNF census recovery, Sabra finds
Sep 15, 2021
The COVID-19 delta variant has stunted occupancy growth within the skilled nursing/transitional care portfolio for Sabra Health Care REIT, executives reported Monday.
Stabilized occupancy serves as positive momentum for industry
Aug 27, 2021
Increases in occupancy during the first half of 2021 point to improving market conditions across the seniors housing industry, new data from the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC)...
SNF occupancy increases for fourth straight month: NIC report
Aug 13, 2021
Average occupancy for skilled nursing operators nationwide rose for a fourth straight month. Despite those strides, it still remains far from its pre-pandemic levels of 85.5%, according to the latest data...
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Aug 02, 2021
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Are nursing homes returning to ‘normal’? Not with this major obstacle
Jul 16, 2021
Despite occupancy levels that remain at near-historic lows, many operators are reporting that staffing is a more worrisome concern, according to the new findings from the National Investment Center for...
Nursing home occupancy still ‘very low’ at 73% but analysts cheer third straight rise
Jul 06, 2021
Skilled nursing occupancy climbed for a third straight month in April, reaching 73.2%, according to the latest data released by the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care.
Optimism about rising occupancy rates ‘may be justified’: NIC
Jun 28, 2021
Long-term care operators’ optimism about the recent rise in occupancy levels is completely “justified” following continued improvements, according to the latest data from the National Investment...
Skilled nursing occupancy ticked upward for a second month. Will such small gains be enough?
Jun 04, 2021
Skilled nursing occupancy climbed ever-so-slightly for a second straight month in March, reaching 71.6%, according to the latest NIC MAP data released Thursday afternoon.