Marshalltown, Iowa offers just two nursing homes to choose from, which is not a ton of options. The nursing homes in this city received an excellent city grade of A-. Even with just a few nursing homes, this is still quite an achievement. For comparison's sake, we also assessed the nursing homes in the nearby city of West Des Moines, which received a city grade of D. We found Marshalltown to be on a whole other level. This city's profile was also very consistent as it didn't receive a single weak category grade either. You can read more about these in the next paragraph.
To pair with its strong overall grade, we awarded the nursing homes in Marshalltown an A+ for our inspections rating. Our inspection grades are based on several datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that score well in this category have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these places should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. In addition, Marshalltown performed spectacularly well in the category of nursing as well. Consequently, it received a grade of A- in this area. Wrapping up its profile, we gave Marshalltown a grade of B+ for its short-term care grade and a B in long-term care. We truly found this city to be competent everywhere we looked.