Festus, Missouri offers just three nursing homes to choose from, so you have relatively limited options. We gave this city a city grade of B- for an overall score. By way of comparison, we awarded the nursing homes in the nearby city of Granite City a city grade of F, which is a far below average grade. Clearly, we found the facilities in Festus to be on a whole other level than the ones in Granite City. The best part of this place's report card was its nursing homes' exemplary inspection grades. Inspection grades are discussed in the following paragraph.
While its overall rating was fairly ordinary, this city's nursing homes performed spectacularly well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded it an A for that category, which is one of our highest scores. These inspection ratings take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these items by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. In addition, Festus also received an impressive long-term care grade where it earned a B in this category. In the other categories we looked at, Festus received a B- for its short-term care score and a grade of C in nursing.