Joplin, Missouri offers only three nursing homes to choose from, which is a limited selection. We awarded this relatively small group of nursing homes a city grade of B, which is a perfectly respectable grade. Interestingly, this city is the sixth best city in Missouri according to our ratings. You can continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes fared in our category grades.
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, the nursing homes in Joplin performed especially well in the category of inspections. In fact, some of the nursing homes in the city received virtually flawless inspection reports this year. As a result, the city received one of our best scores in that category with an A. Our inspection ratings are based on many items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that excel in this category have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these places should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. Joplin earned a B+ for its. In the last two categories, Joplin earned a B for its short-term care score and a B- in the area of nursing.