There are just 2 nursing homes in Scottsboro, Alabama, servicing a relatively small population of 21,118 people. This place's nursing homes received a superb city grade of A, so what this city lacks in quantity, it makes up for by having high quality nursing homes. We found this city grade is even better than the city grade of B+ received by the nearby city of Huntsville. Both cities have some quality nursing homes, but Scottsboro appears to be an even better place to find a nursing home. One of the best aspects of this place's remarkable report card is its nursing homes' inspection ratings. Inspection reports are discussed in the next paragraph.
On top of having excellent nursing homes on the whole, this city's nursing homes really excelled in the area of inspections, where it received an A+. Very few cities performed better in this area. Inspection scores weigh a host of factors included in a facility's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we look at is the number and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with higher scores in this category usually have very few severe deficiencies. In addition, we also awarded Scottsboro an A- for our nursing rating. Rounding out its straight A report card, Scottsboro earned an A- for its long-term care score and an A- for short-term care.