With a population of 2,096 people, Smith Center, Kansas is a relatively small city. There are just 2 nursing homes there, which doesn't give you too many choices. Despite only having a couple of nursing homes, this city received a phenomenal city grade of A-. We were so impressed with this city that we ranked it as one of the 500 best cities in the country. This is impressive given that we assessed thousands of cities around the nation. This city's report card was also consistent as it did not receive a single poor category grade either. You can learn more about these in the next section.
To go along with its great overall grade, we awarded Smith Center an A+ in our inspections rating. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in determining our inspection scores. One critical factor is deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of these deficiencies is arguably more meaningful than the quantity of deficiencies, as some are quite minor. Smith Center also performed extremely well in the area of nursing, where we gave it an A- for that category. Wrapping up its top notch profile, this place received grades of A- and B for our long-term care and short-term care categories respectively.