With just two nursing homes in the city, you only have a couple of options to choose from in Saint Charles, Illinois. Unfortunately, we awarded the nursing homes in this city city grade of D, which is an abysmal grade at the city level. We also looked at the facilities in the nearby city of West Chicago, which received a city grade of F. While we gave both cites poor scores, we found the nursing homes in Saint Charles to be a bit better. If you aren't deterred by this place's report card, you can continue reading to learn more about its category grades. This city's nursing homes surprisingly received a strong grade in nursing for instance.
While its overall rating was awful, we actually awarded this city's nursing homes a B for our nursing category. This category obviously was not the source of this city's alarming overall grade. In computing our nursing grades, we look at both staffing levels and the levels of licensure of those nurses. Surprisingly, this city performed better in the area of short-term care as well, where it received a C for that category. In the last two categories, Saint Charles received a grade of C for its inspections grade and a grade of D for long-term care. As you can see, this city's long-term care grade really dragged down its overall grade.