Washington, Iowa has only two nursing homes to choose from, which is a limited selection. This place's limited supply of nursing homes were awarded a good city grade of B. We also assessed the nursing homes in the nearby city of Iowa City, which received a city grade of B-. While there is nothing wrong with this grade, we found the nursing homes Washington to be better on the whole. You can continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes fared in our category grades.
One of the reasons Washington performed well overall is that many of its nursing homes fared well in the area of government inspections with a B+. Perhaps the most significant factor we look at in calculating our inspection grades is deficiencies. Deficiencies are found on a nursing home's inspection reports. Nursing homes with better grades in this category most likely avoided the most severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. The city also received strong nursing grade where it earned a grade of B+ in this area. Rounding out its profile, Washington received a B+ for its long-term care grade and a B in short-term care. We really found this place to be very competent in every category.