Picayune, Mississippi is an average size city with 27,738 people. It has just 2 nursing homes, which doesn't offer you too many options to choose from. This city's nursing homes received an excellent city grade of B+, so what this city lacks in quantity, it makes up for in quality. In fact, this turned out to be the eleventh best city in the state of Mississippi according to our rankings. In particular, we wanted to make you aware that there is one really elite facility in the city. This is probably where we would begin our search here.
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, most of the facilities in Picayune performed especially well in our inspections category. In fact, some of its facilities received virtually flawless inspection reports this year. Consequently, the city received one of our highest ratings in that category with an A+. Perhaps the most critical factor we consider in determining our inspection ratings is deficiencies. Deficiencies are found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Places with better grades in this area most likely dodged the most severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. Picayune performed especially well in terms of its long-term care grade as well. Consequently, we awarded it a grade of A- in that area. Wrapping up its report card, the city earned grades of A- and C for our nursing and short-term care categories respectively. Setting aside its short-term care grade, this city's three other categories were outstanding.