Cottage Grove, Minnesota is a relatively small city with 34,204 people. The city features only one nursing home, which is less than we were hoping for. Fortunately,, this city's lone nursing home received a first-rate grade of A, so at least you have one great option. We were so impressed with this city that we rated it as one of the 250 best cities in the United States. This is impressive since we assessed thousands of cities around the country. Headlining this city's stellar report card is its inspection score, which is addressed in the next section.
To pair with its great overall grade, we awarded this city's nursing home an A for our inspections rating. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in computing our inspection scores. One critical factor is deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of deficiencies is arguably more important than the quantity of deficiencies, as some of these can be relatively minor. This facility also received an impressive grade of A in our short-term care category. Rounding out its top notch report card, the city were awarded an A- for its nursing score and a B for long-term care.