There are only 2 nursing homes located in Marksville, Louisiana, providing for a population of 11,502 people. The nursing homes in this city received a strong city grade of B+. Even with just a couple of facilities, this is still a high quality city grade. We found this city grade to be considerably better than the city grade of C received by the nearby city of Alexandria. Although that isn't an awful grade, Marksville appears to be in a totally different league. On top of this, this city has the distinction of being one of the three highest rated cities in all of Louisiana.
On top of having quality nursing homes on the whole, this city really excelled in the area of inspections, where it received an A+. Few cities fared this well in this area. Our inspection grades account for several factors found on a nursing home's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we consider is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with better scores in this category generally have very few of these severe deficiencies. In addition, we also wanted to emphasize that we awarded the city a grade of A for our long-term care rating. In the other categories we looked at, the city earned a B for nursing and a B- in short-term care.