Calvert City, Kentucky is a medium size city with 6,321 people. It has just 2 nursing homes, which doesn't provide you with too many choices. With a city grade of B, this city's nursing homes proved to be solid options. For comparison's sake, we also looked at the nursing homes in the nearby city of Paducah, which received a city grade of B-. While there's nothing wrong with this grade, we found the facilities Calvert City to be better on the whole. This city's impressive report card was highlighted by its nursing homes' inspection reports, which we will address in the next section.
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, most of the facilities in Calvert City performed extremely well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded the city a grade of A for this category, which is one of our best scores. Arguably the most significant factor we look at in computing our inspection grades is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities with higher scores in this category most likely avoided the more severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. In addition, Calvert City received a B in our nursing category. Lastly, the city earned a B- for its short-term care score and a grade of B- for long-term care.