There are five nursing homes in Columbia, Missouri, so at least you have a few options. We awarded the nursing homes in this city a strong city grade of B+. Even with only a few facilities, this is still an impressive city grade. We were so impressed with this city that we ranked it as one of the top five rated cities in Missouri. You can continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes fared in our category grades.
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, this city's nursing homes performed spectacularly well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded the city an A for that category, which is one of our highest scores. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in calculating our inspection grades. One critical factor is deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of deficiencies is arguably more meaningful than the number of deficiencies, as some can be relatively minor. Columbia also earned one of our better scores in the area of short-term care, with a grade of B+. Rounding out its impressive profile, we gave the city a B+ for long-term care and a B in nursing. We really found this city to be strong in every category.