With a population of 9,020 people, Perry, Iowa is a relatively small city. There are just 3 nursing homes there, which doesn't give you too many options to choose from. With a city grade of B, this city's nursing homes turned out to be respectable options. It is also worth noting that this city's city grade was even better than the city grade of nursing homes in the local city of West Des Moines. The best part of this city's impressive profile was its nursing homes' inspection ratings. Inspection grades are discussed in the next paragraph
On top of having quality nursing homes on the whole, this city's nursing homes really excelled in the area of inspections, where we gave it an A. Not many cities fared this well in this area. Our inspection scores are tied to pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that receive favorable grades in this area tend to have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. In addition, the city also received an impressive nursing grade with a grade of B+ in this category. In the other categories we looked at, Perry earned a B for its short-term care grade and a B- in the area of long-term care.