There are just 2 nursing homes in Starke, Florida, servicing a population of 15,472 people. The nursing homes here received a superb city grade of A-. Even with just a couple of facilities, this is still quite an achievement. We were so impressed with this city that we rated it as one of the 500 best cities in the country. This is impressive given that we ranked thousands of cities around the nation. This city's profile was also consistent as it did not receive a single weak category grade either. You can learn more about these in the next paragraph.
In addition to having quality nursing homes on the whole, this city really excelled in the area of inspections, where it received an A. Not many cities fared this well in this area. These inspection scores take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. In addition, Starke also performed remarkably well in the area of long-term care, where we gave it an A for this category. Wrapping up its quality report card, this place earned a B+ in our short-term care category and a B in nursing. We truly found this city to be very strong in each category we assessed.