West Frankfort, Illinois is a medium size city with 12,626 people. It has just 2 nursing homes, which doesn't offer you too many choices. These facilities were awarded on average an overall grade of D. This reflects the fact that this city has some low quality nursing homes. This city looks to be a similar option to the local city of Carbondale, which also received a below average city grade of D. Frankly, neither city received a very memorable review. If you aren't deterred by this place's report card, feel free to continue reading to learn more about its category scores. This city's nursing homes actually received a strong grade in the category of inspections for example.
West Frankfort received a terrible overall grade, however, we wanted to point out its relatively impressive health inspections the past few years. We awarded West Frankfort a B+ in this category. Inspection grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these issues by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Surprisingly, we also gave this city a respectable grade of C for our short-term care category. Finally, the city earned concerningly weak grades for our nursing and long-term care areas respectively.