With a population of 23,123 people, Sikeston, Missouri is a relatively small city. There are 5 nursing homes there, which gives you some options. This small group of nursing homes received on average an overall grade of B-, which is a solid score for the city. For comparison's sake, we also looked at the facilities in the nearby city of Poplar Bluff, which received a city grade of C. While neither city received an elite score, Sikeston looks like the better option. Fortunately, we were pleased to find one first-class nursing home here. You likely can't go wrong starting your search with this nursing home.
This city's nursing homes received a somewhat average overall grade, however, we really wanted to emphasize that some of the nursing homes in the city nearly perfect health inspections in recent years. We gave it an impressive grade of A- in this area. Inspection scores take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these items by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. In addition, Sikeston also received an impressive long-term care score with a B in this area. In our final two categories, the city earned a grade of B- for its short-term care grade and a C for nursing.