With just four nursing homes in the city, you only have a few options to choose from in Somerset, Kentucky. We gave this small group of nursing homes a city grade of B-, which is a solid score. For comparison's sake, we also assessed the nursing homes in the nearby city of Nicholasville, which received a city grade of F. We found Somerset to be in a totally different league. This city's report card was also very consistent as it didn't receive a single poor category grade either. You can learn more about these in the next paragraph.
While the nursing homes in Somerset received a middle of the road overall grade, its inspection grade is notably better than its overall score. Due to some of its nursing homes receiving strong inspection reports this year, we gave Somerset one of our higher scores in this area with a grade of B+. Our inspection scores are tied to pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that receive favorable grades in this area tend to have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. In addition, Somerset earned a B for its. In our final two categories, this place were awarded a B- for its nursing score and a B- in short-term care.