There are 10 nursing homes in Augusta, Georgia, servicing a population of 202,193 people. We gave this city a city grade of B based on the quality of its nursing homes. We found this city grade was considerably better than the city grade of C received by the nearby city of Aiken. Although that is not a terrible grade, Augusta certainly appears to be a slightly better option. You can continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes fared in our category grades.
On top of having excellent nursing homes on the whole, this city's nursing homes really excelled in the category of inspections, where it received an A+. Few cities earned a better grade in this category. Arguably the most critical factor we look at in determining our inspection grades is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Facilities with better scores in this area most likely dodged the most severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. In addition, Augusta earned a B+ for its. Lastly, the city earned a grade of B- for short-term care and a C in the area of nursing.