With a population of 120,389 , Asheville, North Carolina is a moderately populated city. There are 10 nursing homes there, which gives you a few options to choose from. This city received a city grade of B based on overall nursing home quality. Asheville proved to be one of the fifteen highest rated cities in the state according to our ratings. This city's profile is also very consistent as it did not receive a single poor category grade either. You can find more information about these in the next paragraph.
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, most of the nursing homes in Asheville performed remarkably well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded it an A for that category, which is one of our highest scores. Inspection scores weigh several factors found on a nursing home's inspection reports. One key criteria we rely on is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with better scores in this area usually have very few severe deficiencies. In addition, the city also received one of our better grades in our short-term care category, with a B+. Lastly, the city earned middle of the pack grades in our nursing and long-term care categories.