With just four nursing homes in the city, there are only a couple of options in Fort Dodge, Iowa. We gave this small group of nursing homes a city grade of B, which is a good grade. This is an average city grade nationally, which is perfectly respectable. You can continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes fared in our category grades.
In addition to receiving a favorable overall grade, this city received an impressive inspection grade. In fact, we awarded Fort Dodge a grade of B+ in this category. Our inspection ratings account for a host of factors included in a nursing home's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we rely on is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with higher scores in this category usually have few severe deficiencies. In addition, the city also received an impressive nursing score with a grade of B in this category. Rounding out its report card, the city earned favorable scores for our short-term care and long-term care categories as well.