With just four nursing homes in the city, there are only a couple of options in Dalton, Georgia. The nursing homes here received an excellent city grade of B+. Even with just a couple of facilities, this is still a great sign. This city has the distinction of being the eleventh best city in the state of Georgia according to our ratings. We were also pleased to find that this place's nursing homes did not have any weak links in any of the major categories discussed below. Additional information about its category grades can be found in the next paragraph.
As mentioned above, this city received a strong overall grade, but we especially wanted to point out that some of the city's facilities received almost flawless health inspections in recent years. We gave Dalton an impressive grade of A for this category. These inspection ratings weigh several factors, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these items by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. In addition, Dalton also fared well in the category of government long-term care with a grade of B+. Rounding out its profile, this place earned a B for its short-term care rating and a B for nursing. We found this place to be very competent everywhere we looked.