Ferriday, Louisiana is an average size city with 9,839 people. It features just 2 nursing homes, which doesn't give you too many choices. These nursing homes did not really stand out from a quality perspective either. The city received a city grade of C, which is not one of our better scores at the city level. This city is a similar option to the nearby city of Pineville, which received a grade of C. Neither city received elite marks in our assessment. You can continue reading to find more information about how this city's nursing homes were rated in our category grades.
Despite receiving a fairly ordinary overall grade, the nursing homes in Ferriday performed extremely well in our inspections category. In fact, some of the nursing homes in the city received almost flawless inspection reports this year. As a result, we awarded Ferriday one of our highest ratings in that area with an A. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in computing these inspection grades. 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 deficiencies end up being relatively insignificant. In addition, Ferriday also excelled in the category of government long-term care with a B. Lastly, we gave the city rock bottom grades for our nursing and short-term care areas respectively.