Festus, Missouri offers just three nursing homes to choose from, so you have relatively limited options. We gave this city a city grade of C for an overall score. This is not a strong city grade. By way of comparison, we awarded the nursing homes in the nearby city of Granite City a city grade of F, which is a very poor score. Although neither city received a rave review, we found the nursing homes in Festus to be a better bet. The best part of this city's report card is is its inspection grade. We discuss inspections in the next paragraph.
It should also be noted that this city's inspection rating outpaced its overall grade. In fact, we awarded Festus a grade of B+ for its inspection grade, which is one of our better grades. Inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. The second best grade we gave Festus in any category was its long-term care score, where it received a B-. In our final two categories, Festus earned a C for its nursing rating and a C for short-term care.