There are only 3 nursing homes in Newton, Kansas, providing for a population of 21,852 people. The nursing homes here received a very good city grade of B+. Even with only a few nursing homes, this is still a great sign. We also assessed the nursing homes in Salina, which received a city grade of B-. Although this is a decent score, Newton appears to be a better choice. This place's nursing homes are better in some categories than others, but it didn't have any poor grades in any of the major categories. More information about its category grades is available in the next paragraph.
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded the nursing homes in Newton an A in our inspections category. Inspection ratings account for a host of factors included in a facility's inspection report. One key criteria we look at is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with better grades in this area tend to have few severe deficiencies. In addition, the city earned a B+ for its. In the other categories we looked at, we gave the city slightly below average grades for our nursing and short-term care categories.