There are just 2 nursing homes located in Avon Park, Florida, providing for a relatively small population of 24,942 people. These nursing homes in this city earned this city a quality city grade of B. In fact, this place's city grade was far better than the city grade of nursing homes in the nearby city of Lake Wales. While the nursing homes in Lake Wales are not terrible, we found Avon Park to be on a whole other level. We were also pleased to find that this city's nursing homes did not have any bad scores in any of the major categories discussed below. Additional information about these categories is available in the next paragraph.
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded the nursing homes in Avon Park an A in our inspections rating. Our inspection scores account for several factors found on a nursing home's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we weigh heavily is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with higher grades in this category tend to have very few severe deficiencies. The city also earned one of our higher grades in the area of short-term care, with a grade of B+. Finally, this place earned a B- for its long-term care grade and a C in the area of nursing.