With 9,020 people, Perry, Iowa is a small city. There are just 2 nursing homes there, which doesn't give you too many choices. This place's nursing homes were given a respectable city grade of B-. We also assessed the nursing homes in the nearby city of West Des Moines, which received a city grade of B-. WHile neither city really stood out, either city would likely be good options for most people. You can continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes performed in our category grades.
This city received a fairly ordinary overall grade, but we really wanted to emphasize that some of its facilities nearly flawless health inspections the past few years. We awarded them an elite grade of A- in this category. Inspection ratings weigh several factors found on a nursing home's inspection reports. One key criteria we rely on is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Places with better scores in this category usually have very few of these severe deficiencies. The next highest grade we gave this city in any area was its nursing grade, where it received a B-. In the last two categories, the city received a B- in our long-term care category and a B- for short-term care.