There are only 2 nursing homes located in Matthews, North Carolina, providing for a relatively small population of 67,626 people. This place's nursing homes received a strong city grade of B+, so what this city lacks in quantity, it makes up for in quality. We were so impressed with Matthews that we ranked it as one of the ten highest rated cities in the state of North Carolina. You can continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes fared in our category grades.
On top of having quality nursing homes on the whole, this place really excelled in the category of inspections, where it received an A+. Not many cities fared this well in this area. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in calculating our inspection scores. One key factor is deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of deficiencies is usually more meaningful than the number of deficiencies, as some deficiencies are quite minor. We also wanted to emphasize that we awarded the city a grade of A- for our long-term care rating. Finally, we awarded the city middle of the pack grades for our short-term care and nursing areas.