With 29 nursing homes in the city, Kansas City, Missouri has more nursing homes to choose from than the vast majority of cities in Missouri. This city's nursing homes were awarded a solid city grade of B-. This is a middle of the pack grade compared to other cities in the nation. One of the better aspects of this place's profile is its nursing homes' impressive inspection scores, which you can find in the following section.
While the nursing homes in Kansas City received a middle of the road overall grade, its inspection grade is more impressive than the city's overall score. Due to some of its nursing homes receiving strong inspection reports this year, we gave Kansas City one of our better grades in this category with a B. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in computing our inspection scores. One key factor is deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of the deficiencies is usually more meaningful than the number of deficiencies, as some are relatively insignificant. The next best score we gave this city in any area was its long-term care rating, where it received a B-. Lastly, this place earned slightly below average grades for our nursing and short-term care areas.