With 21 nursing homes in the city, Shreveport, Louisiana has more nursing homes than the overwhelming majority of American cities. These facilities earned on average an overall grade of B-, which is a respectable rating for the city. This is right about in the middle of the pack by national standards, which is nothing to be ashamed of. The best part of this city's profile was its nursing homes' stellar inspection reports. Inspection grades are discussed in the next paragraph.
While its overall grade was not elite, we awarded this city an A- for our inspections rating. Our inspection grades are based on items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that receive favorable grades in this category tend to have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. The city earned a B for its. Lastly, Shreveport earned terrible grades for our short-term care and nursing areas respectively.