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Color-coded system to rate Assisted Living Facilities

Last October, the Alabama Department of Public Health began posting color-coded ratings scores in nursing homes which must be displayed prominently at the home:

Green means everything is OK; yellow indicates one serious problem, such as inadequate staff; and red indicates a failing score that would result in some type of enforcement action from the state. This is a measure instituted by the state to curb nursing home abuse and neglect.