With a population of 6,019 people, Clay Center, Kansas is a small city. There are only 2 nursing homes there, which does not provide you with too many options. We awarded the nursing homes here a first-rate city grade of A-. Even with just a few nursing homes, this is still a great achievement. In fact, Clay Center is the ninth best city in the state of Kansas according to our ratings. This city's impressive report card was highlighted by its nursing homes' long-term care ratings, which we will address in the next paragraph.
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, the nursing homes in Clay Center performed remarkably well in long-term care. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A for this category, which is one of our best scores. For patients in need of a permanent place to live as opposed to rehabilitation, long-term care grades are an important measure. In addition, the city also really excelled in the category of inspections, where we gave it an A. Not many cities earned a better grade in this area. Rounding out its quality profile, we awarded the city favorable grades for our nursing and short-term care categories as well.