With 8,251 people, Winterset, Iowa is a relatively small city. There are just 2 nursing homes in the city, which doesn't offer you too many choices. We gave this city a city grade of C for an overall score. This is not a strong city grade. This grade is not necessarily the end of the world, but it is well below average by national standards. This place is better in some categories than others, but it did not have terrible grades in any of the major areas discussed below. More information about its category grades is available in the next paragraph.
This city's nursing homes' overall grade was propped up by its nursing score. We gave the city one of our higher scores in that category, with a B. The nursing score is based on numerous factors. The most heavily weighted variable is the number of hours nurses spent with patients. The second highest grade we gave this city in any category was its short-term care score, where it received a C. In the other categories we looked at, the city received middle of the road grades in our inspections and long-term care categories respectively.