There are only 3 nursing homes located in Sandersville, Georgia, providing for a population of 10,408 people. We awarded the nursing homes in this city a strong city grade of B+. Even with just a couple of facilities, this is still an impressive city grade. In fact, this city's city grade far surpassed the city grade of nursing homes in the nearby city of Milledgeville. While the nursing homes in Milledgeville are not terrible, we found Sandersville to be in a totally different league. This place's impressive profile was highlighted by its nursing homes' inspection grades, which you can find in the next section.
As mentioned above, this city received a great overall grade, but we also wanted to emphasize that some of its nursing homes received virtually perfect health inspections the past few years. We awarded Sandersville an impressive grade of A in this category. Our inspection grades weigh several factors included in a nursing home's inspection reports. One key criteria we consider is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with better grades in this category usually have few severe deficiencies. The city also received one of our better grades in the area of nursing, with a B. Wrapping up its quality profile, the city received a B for long-term care and a grade of B in the area of short-term care. This city did not have any weak links based on our assessment.