With just four nursing homes in the city, you only have a few choices in Carson City, Nevada. This small group of nursing homes earned on average an overall grade of B-, which a decent score for the city. We somewhat surprisingly found this city grade was better than the grade we gave the nearby city of Sparks. With Sparks receiving such a terrible grade, Carson City certainly appears to be a better option. You can continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes were rated in our category grades.
It should also be noted that this city's inspection rating was superior to its overall grade. In fact, we awarded Carson City a B for its inspection rating, which is one of our higher scores. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in determining our inspection scores. One key factor is deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of deficiencies is usually more important than the number of deficiencies, as some deficiencies can be relatively insignificant. The city also excelled in the category of government nursing with a B. In the other categories we looked at, the city were awarded a grade of B- for its short-term care score and a B- for long-term care.