With 9,590 people, Creston, Iowa is a small city. There are just 2 nursing homes in the city, which doesn't provide you with too many options. This relatively small group of facilities earned on average an overall grade of B-, which is a solid grade for the city. This is just about in the middle of the pack by national standards, which is nothing to be ashamed of. You can continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes were rated in our category grades.
Despite receiving a fairly ordinary overall grade, this city performed especially well in the area of inspections. In fact, some of the nursing homes in the city received almost perfect inspection reports this year. As a result, Creston received one of our highest grades in that category with an A+. Our inspection ratings account for a host of factors found on a nursing home's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we weigh heavily is the number and severity of deficiencies. Places with higher scores in this area tend to have very few of these severe deficiencies. The city also excelled in the category of nursing with a B. Wrapping up its report card, Creston earned grades of B and D for our short-term care and long-term care areas respectively. Even with an otherwise impressive profile, a long-term care score of this caliber may be a problem for some people.