With 4,541 people, Emmetsburg, Iowa is a small city. There are just 3 nursing homes there, which does not provide you with too many options. While it only has a couple of nursing homes, this city received an excellent city grade of A. In fact, this is one of the top three rated cities in Iowa. Finally, this city's category grades were just as strong as its city grade. You can learn more about these in the next section.
To go along with its great overall grade, we awarded this city a grade of A+ for our inspections category. Perhaps the most significant factor we look at in computing our inspection grades is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes with higher grades in this area most likely dodged the more severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. The city also performed remarkably well in our nursing category, where it received an A for that area. Rounding out its top notch report card, the city were awarded an A- in our long-term care category and a grade of B+ for short-term care.