There are four facilities in Mount Vernon, Illinois, so at least you have a few choices. We gave this city a decent city grade of B- based on the quality of its nursing homes. For comparison's sake, we also looked at the nursing homes in the nearby city of Carbondale. We found the facilities in Mount Vernon to be rated much higher than the ones in Carbondale. You can continue reading to find more information about how this city's nursing homes fared in our category grades.
We wanted to note that this city's inspection rating was better than its overall grade. In fact, we gave Mount Vernon a grade of B for its inspection rating, which is one of our higher scores. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in determining our inspection grades. One of those factors is deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of deficiencies is arguably more important than the quantity of deficiencies, as some of these can be relatively insignificant. The city earned a grade of B for our long-term care category. In the other categories we looked at, the city received middle of the road grades in our nursing and short-term care areas.