There are three facilities in Atchison, Kansas, so at least you have a few choices. This city's nursing homes received a strong city grade of B+, so what this place lacks in quantity, it makes up for by having high quality nursing homes. For comparison's sake, we also assessed the nursing homes in the nearby city of Overland Park, which received a decent city grade in its own right. However, we found the nursing homes in Atchison to be better than the ones in Overland Park. You can continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes fared in our category grades.
In addition to having quality nursing homes overall, this city's nursing homes really excelled in the category of inspections, where it received an A. Few cities fared this well in this category. Perhaps the most important factor we consider in computing our inspection scores is deficiencies. Deficiencies are found on a facility's inspection reports. Places with better scores in this area most likely avoided the most severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. The city also received strong long-term care grade with a B+ in this category. Wrapping up its report card, the city earned a B for its nursing rating and a grade of B in the area of short-term care. This city didn't have any weak links as far as we could tell.