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 ten highest rated cities in Mississippi. The best part of this facility's strong report card is its inspection reports. Inspection reports are discussed in the next section
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, this city's lone nursing home performed spectacularly well in our inspections category. In fact, it received a nearly flawless inspection report this year. Consequently, we awarded it one of our highest grades in that category with a grade of A+. Inspection ratings are based on many datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that score well in this category tend to have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This facility also received one of our better scores in the area of short-term care, where it received a grade of B+. In the other categories we looked at, we gave the city middle of the road grades for our nursing and long-term care areas.