With 16,272 people, Guntersville, Alabama is a small city. There are only 2 nursing homes there, which doesn't provide you with too many choices. This city's nursing homes received an excellent city grade of B+, so what this city lacks in quantity, it makes up for in quality. In fact, Guntersville is one of the top 500 cities in the United States. This is impressive considering we ranked thousands of cities around the nation. You can continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes fared in our category grades.
On top of having excellent nursing homes on the whole, this city really excelled in the area of inspections, where we gave it an A+. Very few cities fared this well in this area. Our inspection scores are tied to several datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that excel in this category have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these places should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. Guntersville also performed spectacularly well in our long-term care category, where we gave it an A- for this area. Lastly, the city received middle of the pack grades for our nursing and short-term care areas.