With 15,937 people, Marshall, Missouri is a small city. There are only 2 nursing homes there, which doesn't offer you too many options. We awarded the nursing homes here city grade of C, which is not quite as strong of a grade as we like. Nationally, most cities received a higher grade than this city. This city is stronger in some categories than others, but it didn't have terrible scores in any of the major categories discussed below. Additional information about its category grades is available in the next section.
We wanted to note that this city's inspection rating was better than its overall grade. In fact, we gave Marshall a B for its inspection score, which is one of our better grades. Inspection scores account for a host of factors included in a nursing home's inspection reports. One key criteria we look at is the number and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with better grades in this area tend to have very few severe deficiencies. Marshall's second best category is long-term care, where we awarded it a grade of B- in this area. In our final two categories, the city were awarded a grade of B- for its short-term care grade and a C in the area of nursing.