With two nursing homes in the city, you only have a few choices in Saint Simons Island, Georgia. The nursing homes here received a first-rate city grade of A. Even with only a couple of nursing homes, this is still quite an accomplishment. We were so impressed with Saint Simons Island that we rated it as one of the three highest rated cities in all of Georgia. One of the best aspects of this city's exemplary profile is its nursing homes' inspection scores. Inspection reports are discussed in the next paragraph.
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, most of the facilities in Saint Simons Island performed remarkably well in terms of its inspection grade. In fact, some of its facilities received virtually flawless inspection reports this year. As a result, we awarded Saint Simons Island one of our best grades in that category with an A+. These inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these items by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. In addition, the city also performed spectacularly well in the area of long-term care, with an A for that category. Rounding out its top notch report card, Saint Simons Island earned an A- for its short-term care grade and a B+ in the area of nursing.