With 165,895 people, Macon, Georgia is relatively large city. There are 12 nursing homes in the city, which gives you a variety of options to choose from. This city received a city grade of C based on the quality of its nursing homes. This is not a great city grade. This grade unfortunately ended up on the wrong side of the national average. The best part of this place's report card was its nursing homes' stellar inspection ratings. We discuss inspections in the following section.
While its overall score was not elite, we awarded Macon a grade of A for our inspections rating. Arguably the most critical factor we look at in computing our inspection scores is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a facility's inspection reports. Places with better grades in this area most likely dodged the most severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. The second best grade we gave this city in any area was its long-term care score, where it earned a grade of B-. Lastly, Macon earned a C for its nursing grade and a grade of D for short-term care. In spite of an otherwise respectable performance, this place's weak short-term care grade could be a problem for those looking for rehabilitation..