There are five facilities in Bedford, Indiana, so at least you have a few options to choose from. With a city grade of B, this city's nursing homes proved to be respectable options. We also assessed the facilities in the nearby city of Martinsville, which received a city grade of F. We found Bedford to be a far better option. This place's nursing homes were better in some categories than others, but it didn't have any poor grades in any of our major categories discussed below. More information about its category grades can be found in the next paragraph.
On top of having excellent nursing homes on the whole, this city's nursing homes really excelled in the category of inspections, where we gave it a grade of A. Very few cities performed better in this area. Inspection ratings are based on several pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that receive favorable grades in this area tend to have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these places should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. The city also excelled in the area of government short-term care with a B. In the last two categories, this place earned a B- for long-term care and a grade of B- in nursing.