With 98,078 people, Lafayette, Indiana is an average size city. Surprisingly, there are only 4 nursing homes there, which is not quite as many as we expected in a city of this size. With a city grade of B, this city's nursing homes turned out to be respectable options. This city is one of the five best cities in the state according to our ratings. This is not a state with an endless supply of cities with high end nursing homes. The best part of this city's impressive profile was its nursing homes' inspection scores. Inspection grades are discussed in the next paragraph
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, this city's nursing homes performed extremely well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded the city an A for that category, which is one of our highest scores. Inspection ratings weigh several factors, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these factors by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. We also awarded Lafayette a grade of A- in our short-term care rating. In our final two categories, this place were awarded a grade of B- for long-term care and a grade of B- in the area of nursing.