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. In addition, the city also earned one of our better scores in our short-term care category, with a B. Lastly, this place earned grades of B- and D for our nursing and long-term care categories respectively. Even with an otherwise respectable performance, this place's poor long-term care grade could be an issue for many people.