With 23,354 people, Malvern, Arkansas is a small city. There are only 3 nursing homes in the city, which doesn't provide you with too many options. The relatively small group of nursing homes here received a city grade of C, which is not a great grade at the city level. This score unfortunately ended up on the wrong side of the national average. This city was better in some categories than others, but it didn't have bad scores in any of the major categories discussed below. Additional information about these categories can be found in the next paragraph.
This city's overall grade was propped up by its favorable long-term care score. We awarded them one of our better scores in this category, with a B+. Long-term care ratings in this range generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. In addition, the city also received an impressive inspection grade with a grade of B in this category. In the last two categories, Malvern earned a B- for its nursing score and a C for short-term care.