Alpena, Michigan has just two nursing homes to choose from, which is a limited selection. This relatively small group of facilities were awarded on average an overall grade of B-, which a decent score for the city. This is right about the middle of the road by national standards, which is nothing to be ashamed of. One of the highlights of this city's report card is its nursing homes' impressive short-term care ratings, which you can find in the following paragraph.
While this city's nursing homes received a decent overall grade, its short-term care grade is higher than its overall score. We gave Alpena one of our better scores in that area with a grade of B+. With a short-term care score of this caliber we would expect the majority of the facilities here to offer quality rehabilitation services. In addition, the city also earned one of our higher scores in our nursing category, with a B+. Rounding out its report card, Alpena earned grades of B and D for our inspections and long-term care categories respectively. As you can see, this city's long-term care score really pulled down its overall score.