We looked at the only nursing home in Boone, North Carolina. This nursing home earned an overall grade of B, which is a very solid rating. We also assessed the nursing homes in the nearby city of stateville. We found the facility in Boone to be a bit better than most of the nursing homes in stateville. The best aspect of this nursing home's impressive report card was its inspection score. Inspection grades are discussed in the next section
On top of being a quality facility overall, this city's nursing home really excelled in the category of inspections, where we gave it an A-. Very few facilities earned a better grade in this category. Our inspection grades are tied to many pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that receive favorable grades in this category have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these facilities generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. This nursing home also fared well in the area of nursing, where we gave it a B+. In our final two categories, the city received slightly below average grades for our short-term care and long-term care areas.