With 13,612 people, Cherryville, North Carolina is a relatively small city. There are only 2 nursing homes there, which does not give you too many choices. This place's nursing homes received a superb city grade of A-, so what this place lacks in quantity, it makes up for in quality. We were so impressed with this city that we rated it as one of the top 500 cities in the country. This is impressive given that we assessed thousands of cities around the country. The best aspect of Cherryville's strong profile was its nursing homes' inspection scores. Inspection reports are discussed in the next section
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, the nursing homes in Cherryville performed extremely well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded the city a grade of A+ for this category, which is one of our best scores. Our inspection grades are based on several datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that excel in this area typically have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. The city also really excelled in the category of long-term care, where we gave it an A. Rounding out its report card, the city earned favorable scores for our short-term care and nursing categories as well.