With two nursing homes in the city, there are only a couple of choices in Butler, Missouri. This small group of nursing homes received on average an overall grade of B, which is a very solid score for the city. In fact, this place's city grade far surpassed the city grade of nursing homes in the nearby city of Blue Springs. While the nursing homes in Blue Springs are not that bad, we found Butler to be in a totally different league. This city's strong profile was highlighted by its nursing homes' inspection ratings, which is addressed in the next paragraph.
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, most of the nursing homes in Butler performed remarkably well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded it an A- for that category, which is one of our highest scores. These inspection scores take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Butler performed remarkably well in terms of its long-term care grade as well. Consequently, we gave it an A- in that area. In our final two categories, the city earned a B in our nursing category and a grade of C for short-term care.