There are four facilities in Mount Vernon, Illinois, so at least you have a few choices. These facilities did not really excel from a quality perspective either. The city was given a city grade of C, which is not one of our stronger grades at the city level. Nationally, most cities received a higher score than this place. Finally, this city's nursing homes received consistent grades in each of our categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
This city received a fairly ordinary overall grade, however, we really want to emphasize that some of the nursing homes in the city virtually flawless health inspections the past few years. We gave them an impressive grade of A- in this area. Our inspection grades are tied to many datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that receive favorable grades in this category typically have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these places generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This city's next best score was in long-term care, where Mount Vernon received a grade of B-. In the last two categories, the city received a C in our nursing category and a C in short-term care.