With a population of 42,479 , Hopkinsville, Kentucky is a relatively small city. There are just 4 nursing homes in the city, which doesn't give you too many options. This small group of nursing homes were awarded on average an overall grade of B, which is a good rating for the city. We also assessed the facilities in the nearby city of Goodlettsville, which received a city grade of C. We found Hopkinsville to be in a totally different league. This place's strong profile was highlighted by its nursing homes' inspection reports, which you can find in the next paragraph.
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, this city's nursing homes performed extremely well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded its facilities an A for that category, which is one of our highest scores. Our inspection grades are based on items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that excel in this area tend to have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these places generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. The city earned a grade of B+ for our long-term care category. Finally, we gave the city a B for its nursing rating and a grade of B- for short-term care.