With 75,761 people, Burlington, North Carolina is a medium size city. Surprisingly, there are just 3 nursing homes there, which is not quite as many as we expected in a city of this size. We awarded this small group of nursing homes a city grade of B-, which is a decent rating. This is just about the middle of the road by national standards, which is nothing to be ashamed of. You can continue reading to find more information about how this city's nursing homes fared in our category grades.
While its overall score was somewhat average, we awarded Burlington an A for our inspections rating. Inspection scores weigh several factors, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Burlington's second highest grade came in our short-term care category, where we gave it a B-. In the last two categories, Burlington earned a B- for its long-term care rating and a grade of C in nursing.