With three nursing homes in the city, there are only a few choices in Natchez, Mississippi. With a city grade of B-, you ought to be able to find a solid facility in the city. This is a middle of the pack score compared to other cities in the United States. Please continue reading to find more information about how this city's nursing homes fared in our category grades.
Despite receiving a somewhat average overall grade, the nursing homes in Natchez performed spectacularly well in the area of inspections. In fact, some of the nursing homes in the city received nearly perfect inspection reports this year. As a result, we awarded Natchez one of our best ratings in that area with a grade of A-. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in determining these inspection scores. One key factor is deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of deficiencies is arguably more important than the number of deficiencies, as some deficiencies are relatively insignificant. In addition, the city also received one of our better grades in the area of long-term care, with a B. In our final two categories, Natchez received a B- in our nursing category and a grade of D for short-term care. Despite an otherwise respectable performance, this city's weak short-term care score may be a problem for those who need rehabilitation services..