There are 8 nursing homes located in Elkhart, Indiana, providing for a population of 97,528 people. These facilities were awarded on average an overall grade of B-, which a decent score for the city. We somewhat surprisingly found this city grade to be better than the grade we gave the nearby city of Granger. With Granger receiving such a terrible grade, Elkhart appears to be a better option. One of the better aspects of this city's profile is its nursing homes' strong inspection ratings, which you can find in the following section.
While this city received a decent overall grade, its inspection grade is notably more impressive than the city's overall score. Due to some of its nursing homes receiving favorable inspection reports this year, Elkhart received one of our higher grades in that area with a grade of B+. Inspection scores weigh several factors, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Inspections appears to be this city's second best feature. It earned a B- in this area. Finally, this place were awarded a B- for its short-term care score and a B- for long-term care.