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, which received a city grade of C. While neither city really stood out, Mount Vernon appears to be the better option. Please continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes fared in our category grades.
This city's best category grade was in the area of health inspections. In this category, we gave the city a B+. Our inspection grades account for a host of factors included in a facility's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we weigh heavily is the number and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with better scores in this category typically have few severe deficiencies. The next best score we gave Mount Vernon in any area was its long-term care rating, where it earned a B-. Lastly, the city received middle of the pack grades for our short-term care and nursing categories.