With just two nursing homes in the city, you only have a few choices in Fort Valley, Georgia. We gave this city a decent city grade of B- for an overall score. This is just about average by national standards, which is perfectly respectable. The best part of this city's report card is its nursing homes' remarkable inspection grades. Inspection grades are discussed in the next section.
While its overall rating was somewhat average, we awarded this city's nursing homes an A+ for our inspections rating. These inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. The city earned a B in our long-term care category. In the last two categories, the city earned a C for its short-term care score and a grade of D for nursing. Despite an otherwise respectable profile, a nursing rating this poor may be an ominous sign for levels of nurse staffing.