With 116,061 people, High Point, North Carolina is an average size city. Surprisingly, there are only 4 nursing homes in the city, which is fewer than we expected in a city of this size. These nursing homes earned on average an overall grade of C. This isn't a bad grade, but it isn't as high of a grade as we like to see either. It looks like most cities received a B or higher, leaving High Point on the wrong side of average. Please continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes fared in our category grades.
We wanted to note that this city's inspection score was better than its overall grade. In fact, we awarded High Point a grade of B+ for its inspection grade, which is one of our higher scores. Inspection ratings weigh several factors, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these items by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. High Point's next highest score came in short-term care, where High Point received a B-. In the other categories we looked at, High Point were awarded a B- for its long-term care grade and a C in the area of nursing.