Columbus, Nebraska is an average size city with 28,185 people. It features just 2 nursing homes, which does not give you too many options to choose from. While this place didn't have a ton of nursing homes, this city's nursing homes received an excellent city grade of B+. In fact, this is one of the top 500 cities in the nation. This is impressive given that we ranked thousands of cities around the nation. This city's nursing homes were better in some categories than others, but it did not have any poor grades in any of the major categories discussed below. More information about its category grades can be found in the next paragraph.
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, this city's nursing homes performed extremely well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded the city an A for this category, which is one of our highest scores. Arguably the most important factor we consider in determining our inspection ratings is deficiencies. Deficiencies are found on a facility's inspection reports. Facilities with higher grades in this area typically dodged the most severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. In addition, the city also received an impressive short-term care rating where it earned a grade of B+ in this area. Rounding out its profile, Columbus earned favorable grades for our long-term care and nursing areas as well.