With 37,157 people, Kankakee, Illinois is a small city. Unfortunately, there is only one nursing home there. Fortunately, its only nursing home received a phenomenal overall grade of A+. For comparison's sake, we also looked at the nursing homes in the nearby city of Gary. With Gary receiving a terrible city grade, we found the nursing home in Kankakee to be in a totally different league than most of the nursing homes in Gary. Headlining this facility's stellar profile is its nursing grade, which we will address in the next section.
To pair with its great overall grade, we awarded this city's sole nursing home a grade of A+ for our nursing rating. Our nursing score is based on a handful of factors, most of which are associated with nursing hours. This facility also performed remarkably well in our long-term care category, where we gave it an A+. Rounding out its straight A report card, Kankakee received an A+ for its inspections grade and an A in short-term care.