There are two nursing homes in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, which at least gives you a few options to choose from. These nursing homes earned on average an overall grade of C. This isn't a bad grade, but it isn't as strong of a grade as we had hoped for either. We also assessed the nursing homes in the nearby city of Chesapeake, which received a city grade of D. While neither city received a favorable grade, Elizabeth City looks like a better option. 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 fairly ordinary, this city's nursing homes performed remarkably well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A- for that category, which is one of our best scores. Arguably the most significant factor we look at in calculating our inspection grades is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Facilities with higher grades in this area typically dodged the more severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. In addition, Elizabeth City also received strong short-term care grade where it earned a B in this area. Finally, we awarded the city rock bottom grades for our long-term care and nursing areas respectively.