Richmond, Kentucky is a medium size city with 55,803 people. It has only 3 nursing homes, which does not offer you too many options to choose from. With a city grade of B, this city's nursing homes turned out to be respectable options. For comparison's sake, we also assessed the nursing homes in the nearby city of Somerset. We found the nursing homes in Richmond to be slightly better. This city's nursing homes were stronger in some categories than others, but it didn't have any poor grades in any of our four major categories. Additional information about these categories is available in the next paragraph.
On top of performing well overall, the nursing homes in Richmond received very good inspection reports this year. For this reason, Richmond received one of our higher scores in this area with a B+. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in determining these inspection scores. One critical factor is deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of these deficiencies is arguably more important than the quantity of deficiencies, as some of these are relatively minor. Richmond also received one of our better scores in the area of short-term care, with a B+. Finally, the city earned middle of the road grades for our long-term care and nursing categories.