With six nursing homes in the city, there are a decent number of facilities in Sikeston, Missouri. This city received a city grade of C for an overall score. This is not a great city score. We also assessed the facilities in the nearby city of Poplar Bluff, which received a below average city grade of C. These cities appear to be fairly comparable, with neither receiving very strong grades. One of the best aspects of this place's report card is its remarkable inspection score, which is addressed in the following paragraph.
Despite receiving a fairly ordinary overall grade, the nursing homes in Sikeston performed remarkably well in our inspections category. In fact, some of its facilities received almost flawless inspection reports this year. Consequently, we awarded Sikeston one of our best grades in that category with a grade of A-. Inspection ratings weigh several factors, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these issues by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. In addition, Sikeston earned a grade of B in the area of long-term care. Lastly, the city received rock bottom grades for our short-term care and nursing areas respectively.