Our data for Pearl, Mississippi is based on a single nursing home we found in the city. We were relieved to discover that its only nursing home received a very good overall grade of B+. This city has the distinction of being one of the twenty five highest rated cities in Mississippi. This statistic is a reminder that this state has a long list of cities with great nursing homes. The best aspect of this nursing home's impressive profile is its inspection reports. Inspection grades are discussed in the next section
To go along with its great overall grade, we awarded this city's only nursing home a grade of A for our inspections rating. Inspection ratings account for several factors found on a facility's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we rely on is the number and severity of deficiencies. Places with better grades in this area generally have few severe deficiencies. This place also really excelled in the category of short-term care, where it received a grade of A. In the other categories we looked at, we gave the city a B+ for nursing and a B- for long-term care.