Elkhorn, Nebraska has just two nursing homes to choose from, so you don't have too many options to choose from. These nursing homes here earned this city a quality city grade of B. This city is one of the fifteen best cities in Nebraska according to our rankings. This city's strong report card was highlighted by its nursing homes' inspection ratings, which we will address in the next paragraph.
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, many of the facilities in Elkhorn performed especially well in our inspections category. In fact, some of the nursing homes in the city received almost flawless inspection reports this year. Consequently, it received one of our highest ratings in that category with an A-. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in computing these inspection grades. One key factor is deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of deficiencies is arguably more important than the quantity of deficiencies, as some deficiencies are quite minor. In addition, the city also excelled in the area of government short-term care with a grade of B+. Finally, Elkhorn received a B for its nursing score and a C in long-term care.