With just two nursing homes in the city, you only have a couple of choices in Black Mountain, North Carolina. This place's nursing homes received a very good city grade of B+, so what this place lacks in quantity, it makes up for in quality. We also assessed the nursing homes in the nearby city of Morganton, which received a city grade of C. We found Black Mountain to be a far better option. This is also one of the top ten rated cities in all of North Carolina.
On top of having excellent nursing homes on the whole, this city really excelled in the area of inspections, where it received an A. Few cities earned a better grade in this category. Inspection grades weigh a host of factors found on a nursing home's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we rely on is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with higher scores in this category generally have few of these severe deficiencies. Black Mountain earned a B+ for our short-term care category. In the other categories we looked at, the city received a B+ for its nursing grade and a B- in the area of long-term care.