With a population of 14,546 people, Beatrice, Nebraska is a small city. There are just 2 nursing homes there, which doesn't give you too many options. We awarded this relatively small group of nursing homes a city grade of B, which is a quality rating. This city ended up being one of the fifteen best cities in the state according to our rankings. This city's nursing homes are stronger in some categories than others, but it did not have any weak links in any of the major categories. Additional information about these categories is available in the next paragraph.
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, many of the facilities in Beatrice performed remarkably well in the area of nursing. In fact, we awarded the city a grade of A- for that category, which is one of our best scores. Strong grades in this category usually mean a city's nursing homes offer favorable nurse staffing levels. Beatrice also excelled in the category of health short-term care with a grade of B+. In our final two categories, the city were awarded a grade of B for its inspections rating and a B- in the area of long-term care.