There are two facilities in Independence, Kansas, which at least gives you a few options. We gave the nursing homes in this city an excellent city grade of B+. Even with just a couple of nursing homes, this is still an impressive city grade. For comparison's sake, we also looked at the nursing homes in the nearby city of Bartlesville. We found the facilities in Independence to be rated much higher than the ones in Bartlesville. You can continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes fared in our category grades.
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, the nursing homes in Independence performed spectacularly well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded its facilities an A for that category, which is one of our best scores. Inspection scores account for a host of factors included in a nursing home's inspection reports. One key criteria we look at is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Places with higher grades in this area generally have very few severe deficiencies. Independence performed spectacularly well in the category of long-term care as well. Consequently, we awarded it an A- in this area. In the other categories we looked at, this place received middle of the pack grades for our nursing and short-term care categories.