With a population of 34,675 people, Carbondale, Illinois is a small city. There are only 2 nursing homes there, which does not give you too many options to choose from. We gave this small group of nursing homes a city grade of B-, which is a respectable rating. This is just about average by national standards, which is perfectly respectable. You can continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes were rated in our category grades.
This city's nursing homes' most impressive category grade came in the area of health inspections. In that category, we gave Carbondale a grade of B+. Our inspection scores weigh several factors found on a nursing home's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we look at is the number and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with better scores in this area generally have very few severe deficiencies. The city also fared well in the category of nursing with a grade of B. In the other categories we looked at, the city received a grade of B- for its long-term care score and a B- in short-term care.