Altoona, Iowa has only two nursing homes to choose from, so you have relatively limited options. With a city grade of B, this city's nursing homes proved to be solid options. For comparison's sake, we also assessed the facilities in the nearby city of West Des Moines, which received a city grade of B-. While there's nothing wrong with this grade, we found the nursing homes Altoona to be better on the whole. You can continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes fared in our category grades.
To pair with its strong overall grade, we awarded this city a grade of A- in our nursing category. High end scores in this category usually mean a city's facilities have impressive levels of staffing. In addition, the city also fared well in the category of inspections with a B+. In the last two categories, the city received a grade of B+ in our short-term care category and a B- for long-term care.