Catskill, New York offers just two nursing homes to choose from, so you have relatively limited options. With a city grade of B-, you ought to be able to find a decent facility in the city. For comparison's sake, we also assessed the nursing homes in the nearby city of Newburgh. We found the facilities in Catskill to be rated much higher than the ones in Newburgh. One of the best aspects of this place's profile is its remarkable inspection reports, which is addressed in the next section.
Despite receiving a somewhat average overall grade, the nursing homes in Catskill performed especially well in our inspections category. In fact, some of its facilities received nearly flawless inspection reports this year. As a result, Catskill received one of our best grades in that category with an A. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in computing these inspection scores. One of those factors is deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of these deficiencies is usually more important than the number of deficiencies, as some are quite minor. In addition, the city also excelled in the category of long-term care with a grade of B+. Finally, this place earned a grade of C for its short-term care score and a grade of D for nursing. In spite of an otherwise respectable profile, a nursing rating this poor may be an ominous sign for levels of nurse staffing.