Our data for Palm Coast, Florida is based on a single nursing home we found there. We awarded the city's only nursing home a grade of B-, which is a a solid score. We also looked at the facilities in the nearby city of Deltona. With Deltona receiving a terrible city grade, we found the facility in Palm Coast to be in a totally different league than most of the nursing homes in Deltona. One of the major highlights of this facility's report card is its exemplary inspection grade, which we will address in the following section.
While its overall score was fairly ordinary, we awarded this city's only nursing home an A- for our inspections rating. Inspection scores are based on several items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that excel in this area have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This facility also earned a B+ for its short-term care rating. In our final two categories, this place were awarded a B- for nursing and a grade of D for long-term care. Despite otherwise respectable category grades, this place's poor long-term care rating could be a concern for many prospective residents.