Effingham, Illinois is an average size city with 19,096 people. It has just 3 nursing homes, which does not give you too many choices. This relatively small group of nursing homes here received a respectable city grade of B-. This is a middle of the road grade compared to other cities in the United States. One of the better aspects of this city's profile is its nursing homes' impressive inspection scores, which you can find in the following paragraph.
We wanted to note that this city's inspection rating was superior to its overall grade. In fact, we gave Effingham a B+ for its inspection rating, which is one of our higher grades. Inspection scores weigh several factors, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these factors by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Effingham's second highest score was in our short-term care category, where it received a B-. Lastly, we gave the city middle of the pack grades in our nursing and long-term care categories.