With two nursing homes in the city, you only have a couple of choices in Sylacauga, Alabama. This place's nursing homes received a first-rate city grade of A-, so what this city lacks in quantity, it makes up for in quality. This city has the distinction of being one of the 500 best cities in the entire country. This is impressive given that we assessed thousands of cities around the nation. This place's strong profile was highlighted by its nursing homes' inspection ratings, which is addressed in the next paragraph.
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, most of the facilities in Sylacauga performed remarkably well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded it an A+ for that category, which is one of our highest scores. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in computing these inspection ratings. One critical factor is deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of the deficiencies is usually more important than the quantity of deficiencies, as some of these can be relatively minor. We also wanted to point out that we gave Sylacauga an A- in our long-term care category. Rounding out its quality profile, we gave the city a B+ for its nursing score and a grade of B in the area of short-term care. We found this place to be very competent in every category.