With a population of 16,230 , Excelsior Springs, Missouri is a small city. There are just 2 nursing homes there, which does not provide you with too many options to choose from. This relatively small group of nursing homes earned on average an overall grade of B-, which is a solid score for the city. This is a middle of the road score compared to other cities in the nation. The best part of this city's profile is its nursing homes' remarkable inspection scores. We discuss inspections in the following section.
While its overall score was somewhat average, this city performed remarkably well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded it an A for that category, which is one of our best scores. Arguably the most critical factor we consider in determining our inspection scores is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a nursing home's inspection reports. Places with better grades in this area typically avoided the more severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. The second highest score we gave this place in any area was its short-term care grade, where we gave it a grade of B-. Finally, Excelsior Springs earned middle of the pack grades for our long-term care and nursing areas.