Sigourney, Iowa is a medium size city with 3,028 people. The city has just 2 nursing homes, which doesn't offer you too many options. We gave this relatively small group of nursing homes a city grade of B-, which is a decent grade. This is just about the middle of the road by national standards, which is perfectly respectable. The best part of this place's profile was is its inspection score. We discuss inspections in the next section.
This city's nursing homes' best category grade was in the area of health inspections. In that area, we gave Sigourney a B+. Our inspection grades are based on many datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that excel in this category tend to have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. In addition, the city also earned one of our higher scores in the area of long-term care, with a grade of B. Finally, Sigourney earned a B- for its nursing grade and a B- in short-term care.