Pleasant Grove, Alabama is a medium size city with 10,099 people. The city features only 2 nursing homes, which doesn't give you too many choices. This city's limited supply of nursing homes were awarded a strong city grade of B. This is as good or better than the city grade of most of the cities in the country. We were also pleased to find that this place did not have any poor grades in any of the major categories discussed below. Additional information about its category grades can be found in the next paragraph.
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, the nursing homes in Pleasant Grove performed spectacularly well in our inspections category. In fact, some of the nursing homes in the city received almost flawless inspection reports this year. As a result, Pleasant Grove received one of our highest ratings in that area with an A-. Arguably the most critical factor we look at in determining our inspection grades is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a facility's inspection reports. Facilities with higher grades in this area most likely avoided the more severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. Pleasant Grove also fared well in the area of nursing with a grade of B+. In our final two categories, Pleasant Grove earned a B+ for its long-term care score and a grade of B- in the area of short-term care.