With a population of 6,737 , Dawson Springs, Kentucky is a small city. There are just 2 nursing homes there, which does not give you too many options. Sadly, these nursing homes did not excel from a quality standpoint. Its nursing homes received a city grade of F, which is a terrible grade at the city level. As a matter of fact, we didn't give a grade of B or higher to a single nursing home in Dawson Springs. If you aren't deterred by this place's profile, you can continue reading to find out about its nursing homes' category grades. This city's nursing homes actually received a decent grade in the category of long-term care for instance.
While its overall grade was as bad as it gets, we awarded this city a grade of B- in long-term care. In a long-term care setting, the nursing home's primary objective is to keep patients healthy and safe. This is different than skilled nursing or short-term care where the goal is to rehabilitate residents. We also wanted to point out the city's decent government inspections in recent years. In fact, we gave it a C in this area. In the last two categories, Dawson Springs earned terrible grades for our short-term care and nursing areas respectively.