With 64,979 people, Decatur, Alabama is a small city. There are just 2 nursing homes there, which doesn't offer you too many options. We gave this small group of nursing homes a city grade of B, which is a quality grade. This is as good or better than the city grade of most of the cities in the United States. You can continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes fared in our category grades.
To pair with its strong overall grade, we awarded the nursing homes in Decatur an A for our inspections category. Inspection scores are tied to several datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that excel in this category typically have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. In addition, Decatur also received strong short-term care grade where it earned a B in this category. In the last two categories, we gave Decatur a grade of B for its long-term care grade and a B- in the area of nursing.