There are just 2 nursing homes located in Elizabethtown, North Carolina, providing for a relatively small population of 10,670 people. This city's limited supply of nursing homes were awarded a city grade of B. This is as good or better than the city grade of the average city in the country. This city's impressive profile was highlighted by its nursing homes' inspection reports, which is addressed in the next section.
On top of having excellent nursing homes overall, this place really excelled in the category of inspections, where we gave it an A+. Not many cities earned a better grade in this area. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in determining our inspection scores. One key factor is deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of these deficiencies is arguably more meaningful than the quantity of deficiencies, as some can be relatively insignificant. Elizabethtown received a grade of B in our long-term care category. Finally, the city received a B- for its nursing grade and a C in the area of short-term care.