There are surprisingly just 3 nursing homes in Lawrence, Kansas, servicing a population of 94,117 people. This city's nursing homes received an excellent city grade of A, so what this place lacks in quantity, it makes up for in quality. Lawrence is ranked number 85 on our list of the best cities to find nursing homes in the nation. This is impressive since we assessed thousands of cities around the nation. Finally, this city's category grades were just as impressive as its overall city grade. You can read more about these in the next paragraph.
To pair with its great overall grade, we awarded this city an A+ in our inspections category. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in computing these inspection ratings. One of those factors is deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of deficiencies is usually more meaningful than the number of deficiencies, as some deficiencies can be relatively insignificant. In addition, we also awarded this city an A in our short-term care category. Wrapping up its straight A profile, Lawrence received an A- in our long-term care category and an A- in the area of nursing.