There are just 2 nursing homes located in Elkhorn, Nebraska, servicing a relatively small population of 16,422 people. We gave this city a city grade of B for overall nursing home quality. Elkhorn turns out to be one of the top fifteen rated cities in Nebraska. The best part of Elkhorn's impressive profile is its nursing homes' inspection grades. We discuss inspections in the next section
On top of receiving a favorable overall grade, the nursing homes in Elkhorn also received an impressive inspection score. In fact, we gave Elkhorn a B+ in this category. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in calculating these inspection scores. One critical factor is deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of deficiencies is usually more important than the quantity of deficiencies, as some of these can be quite insignificant. In addition, Elkhorn also received an impressive short-term care score where it received a B+ in this area. Wrapping up its quality profile, we gave Elkhorn strong grades for our long-term care and nursing areas as well.