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, which received a decent city grade in its own right. However, we found the nursing homes in Burgaw to be rated much higher than the ones in Wilmington. Finally, Burgaw is also one of the top 250 cities in the entire country.
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, most of the nursing homes in Burgaw performed especially well in terms of its inspection grade. In fact, some of the nursing homes in the city received nearly perfect inspection reports this year. Consequently, we awarded Burgaw one of our highest ratings in that area with an A+. Our inspection scores are based on many pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that receive favorable grades in this category typically have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. In addition, we also wanted to point out that we awarded Burgaw an A in our short-term care rating. Rounding out its straight A profile, Burgaw received an A- for long-term care and a grade of A- in the area of nursing.