With 116,061 people, High Point, North Carolina is an average size city. Surprisingly, there are only 3 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 D. This reflects the fact that this city has some bottom end facilities. This city is a similar option to the nearby city of Thomasville, which also received a grade of D. Neither of these cities received a very memorable assessment. We don't have too many good things to say about this city's nursing homes, but they did receive surprisingly impressive inspection grades. You can scroll down to find out about this.
This city's nursing homes received a terrible overall grade, but we wanted to point out its strong inspections the past few years. We gave High Point a B in this area. Inspection scores weigh a host of factors found on a nursing home's inspection report. One key criteria we consider is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. You generally want to avoid nursing homes with a bunch of severe deficiencies flagged. We also wanted to acknowledge that we awarded High Point a C in the area of long-term care. In our final two categories, we awarded the city terrible grades for our short-term care and nursing categories respectively.