Our data for Albertville, Alabama is based on a single nursing home we found in the city. We were relieved to discover that its only nursing home received a superb overall grade of A. For comparison's sake, we also looked at the nursing homes in the nearby city of Athens. We found the facility in Albertville to be in a totally different league than most of the nursing homes in Athens. One of the major highlights of Albertville's report card is its inspection reports. We discuss inspections in the next section.
In addition to being an excellent facility overall, this city's lone nursing home really excelled in the category of inspections, where we gave it an A+. Few facilities performed better in this category. Perhaps the most important factor we look at in determining our inspection scores is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's inspection reports. Facilities with better scores in this category typically dodged the more severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. This facility also performed remarkably well in our short-term care category, where it earned an A. Wrapping up its straight A profile, Albertville received top notch grades for our long-term care and nursing areas as well.