With two nursing homes in the city, you only have a few choices in Atlantic, Iowa. This small group of facilities received on average an overall grade of B-, which a decent rating for the city. This is just about average by national standards, which is perfectly respectable. Finally, this city's nursing homes were consistent in all four of the other areas we looked at. More information about these categories can be found in the next paragraph.
This city's nursing homes' overall grade was propped up by its inspections in recent years. We gave the city one of our higher scores in this area, with a grade of B+. Our inspection ratings are based on several datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that score well in this category have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. The city earned a B for our nursing category. In the other categories we looked at, we awarded the city a B- for its long-term care rating and a grade of C in short-term care.