With just two nursing homes in the city, there are only a couple of options to choose from in Fairfield, Iowa. Unfortunately, the nursing homes here received a city grade of F, which is a very weak score at the city level. We looked at the individual facilities in Fairfield and we didn't see any great options as not a single nursing home here received an above average grade. If you aren't deterred by this place's profile, feel free to continue reading to learn more about its nursing homes' category grades. This city's nursing homes surprisingly fared well in the area of inspections for example.
While its overall grade was terrible, we actually awarded the nursing homes in Fairfield a grade of B for our inspections rating. This category obviously wasn't the reason for this city's concerning overall grade. Inspection ratings are based on items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Deficiencies are a key thing to look for on these reports. You should especially avoid nursing homes that have severe deficiencies associated with risks to resident well being. Surprisingly, this city performed decently in our short-term care category as well, where it earned a C for this category. In our final two categories, we gave Fairfield concerningly weak grades in our nursing and long-term care categories respectively.