Lenexa, Kansas is an average size city with 46,932 people. It features just 3 nursing homes, which doesn't provide you with too many choices. The nursing homes in this city received an excellent city grade of B+. Even with just a few nursing homes, this is still an impressive city grade. For comparison's sake, we also assessed the facilities in the nearby city of Topeka, which received a city grade of B. As good as the nursing homes are in Topeka, we found Lenexa to be rated even higher. Lastly, Lenexa has the distinction of being the fourteenth best city in the state of Kansas according to our ratings.
In addition to having quality nursing homes on the whole, this city really excelled in the category of inspections, where we gave it a grade of A. Few cities performed better in this category. Arguably the most critical factor we look at in computing our inspection grades is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes with better grades in this category most likely avoided the most severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. In addition, we also wanted to emphasize that we awarded Lenexa an A- for our long-term care category. Rounding out its impressive profile, this place earned a B+ for its nursing rating and a B+ in short-term care. We found this city to be very competent in each category we assessed.