There are only 2 nursing homes in Mount Ayr, Iowa, servicing a population of 2,303 people. We gave the nursing homes here a superb city grade of A-. Even with only a few nursing homes, this is still a great achievement. We were so impressed with this city that we rated it as one of the top five rated cities in all of Iowa. The best aspect of Mount Ayr's strong profile is its nursing homes' inspection ratings. We discuss inspections in the next paragraph
In addition to having excellent nursing homes on the whole, this city really excelled in the category of inspections, where we gave it an A+. Not many cities earned a better grade in this category. Our inspection ratings weigh a host of factors included in a facility's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we look at is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Places with better scores in this category tend to have few severe deficiencies. In addition, Mount Ayr performed extremely well in our long-term care category as well. As a result, the city received an A- in that category. Wrapping up its quality report card, this place earned a B+ for its nursing rating and a grade of B+ for short-term care. We really found Mount Ayr to be very strong in every category.