Russell, Kansas offers just two nursing homes to choose from, which is a limited selection. We awarded this small group of nursing homes a city grade of B, which is a good rating. This is as good or better than the city grade of the average city in the country. We were also pleased to find that this city's nursing homes did not have any poor grades in any of the major categories discussed below. More information about these categories is available in the next paragraph.
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, this city's nursing homes performed spectacularly well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded Russell an A- for that category, which is one of our highest scores. Arguably the most important factor we consider in determining our inspection ratings is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes with higher grades in this area typically dodged the more severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. In addition, Russell earned a B for its. In our final two categories, Russell earned middle of the road grades for our short-term care and nursing categories.