With a population of 10,906 people, Burgaw, North Carolina is a relatively small city. There are just 2 nursing homes there, which doesn't give you too many options to choose from. This city's nursing homes received a world class city grade of A, so what this place lacks in quantity, it makes up for by having high quality nursing homes. For comparison's sake, we also looked at the nursing homes in the nearby city of Wilmington. We found the nursing homes in Burgaw to be in a totally different league than the ones in Wilmington. On top of this, Burgaw is also one of the 250 best cities in the United States.
On top of having quality nursing homes on the whole, this place really excelled in the category of inspections, where it received an A+. Very few cities earned a better grade in this category. Our inspection ratings are tied to datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that excel in this area tend to have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. Burgaw performed extremely well in the category of short-term care as well. As a result, we awarded Burgaw a grade of A in that area. Rounding out its phenomenal report card, Burgaw received an A- for nursing and a B+ in long-term care.