Decatur, Georgia is a large metropolitan area with 167,967 people. It has 6 nursing homes, which is an impressive selection. This city received a city grade of B based on the quality of its nursing homes. This is an average city grade nationally, which is perfectly respectable. Perhaps most importantly, this city had 2 facilities that received a grade of A- or better. This gives you a few top-shelf nursing homes.
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, this city's nursing homes performed remarkably well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded the city an A- for that category, which is one of our highest scores. Inspection grades are based on many pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that excel in this category typically have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these places should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. Decatur also fared well in the area of long-term care with a B. In the last two categories, the city received a B- for nursing and a B- for short-term care.