There are two facilities in Knoxville, Iowa, which at least gives you a few choices. With a city grade of B-, you ought to be able to find a decent facility here. This is a middle of the pack grade compared to other places in the country. This city was stronger in some categories than others, but it did not have terrible grades in any of the major categories discussed below. More information about these categories can be found in the next paragraph.
While its overall score was fairly ordinary, we awarded Knoxville an A- for our inspections rating. Our inspection grades are based on items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that excel in this area tend to have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these places generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. This city earned its second best score in the area of nursing, where we gave it a B-, which also isn't too bad. In the last two categories, this place received slightly below average grades for our short-term care and long-term care categories.