There are just 2 nursing homes located in Ozark, Missouri, providing for a population of 28,550 people. We gave this relatively small group of nursing homes a city grade of B, which is a perfectly respectable rating. This is an average city grade nationally, which is perfectly respectable. The best part of this city's impressive report card was its nursing homes' inspection scores. Inspection reports are discussed in the next section
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, many of the facilities in Ozark performed especially well in terms of its inspection grade. In fact, some of its facilities received almost perfect inspection reports this year. As a result, Ozark received one of our best scores in that category with an A. Inspection scores weigh several factors, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these factors by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. In addition, the city also received strong short-term care rating where it earned a grade of B in this category. In our final two categories, Ozark received a grade of B- in our long-term care category and a grade of B- for nursing.