Hickory, North Carolina has only four nursing homes to choose from, so you have relatively limited options. We awarded this relatively small group of nursing homes a city grade of B-, which is a solid score. This is just about the middle of the road by national standards, which is nothing to be ashamed of. The best part of this city's report card was its nursing homes' exemplary inspection reports. Inspection reports are discussed in the following section.
This city's nursing homes received a somewhat average overall grade, however, we really want to point out that some of the nursing homes in the city almost flawless health inspections the past few years. We awarded them an impressive grade of A in this area. These inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these items by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. The second best grade we gave this city in any area was its long-term care rating, where we awarded it a B-. Lastly, this place received a B- for short-term care and a C in nursing.