With a population of 71,782 , Council Bluffs, Iowa is a small city. There are 5 nursing homes there, which should give you a decent number of choices. The nursing homes here received a strong city grade of B+. Even with just a few facilities, this is still an impressive city grade. This is a well above average grade nationally, with the overwhelming majority of places receiving a lower score. The best aspect of Council Bluffs's impressive profile is its nursing homes' inspection reports. Inspection reports are discussed in the next section
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, many of the nursing homes in Council Bluffs performed extremely well in the area of inspections. In fact, some of its facilities received nearly perfect inspection reports this year. Consequently, it received one of our best grades in that category with an A. These inspection scores weigh several factors, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can learn more about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. The city received a B+ in our nursing category. Wrapping up its quality profile, Council Bluffs earned strong grades for our short-term care and long-term care areas as well.