Berne, Indiana is an average size city with 7,698 people. It features only 2 nursing homes, which does not provide you with too many options. The nursing homes here received an excellent city grade of B+. Even with only a few facilities, this is still a great sign. We found this city grade is considerably better than the city grade of C received by the nearby city of Fort Wayne. While that is not a terrible grade, Berne appears to be a much better bet. You can continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes fared in our category grades.
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, the nursing homes in Berne performed remarkably well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded the city a grade of A+ for that category, which is one of our best scores. Perhaps the most critical factor we consider in computing our inspection grades is deficiencies. Deficiencies are found on a facility's inspection reports. Facilities with higher grades in this category typically dodged the more severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. In addition, Berne also fared well in the category of government nursing with a B+. In our final two categories, we awarded the city a B+ for its short-term care score and a grade of C in the area of long-term care.