Pittsboro, North Carolina is a medium size city with 18,306 people. The city features only 2 nursing homes, which does not give you too many choices. This place's limited supply of nursing homes were given a strong city grade of B. We found this city grade was considerably better than the city grade of C received by the nearby city of Fayetteville. While that isn't an awful grade, Pittsboro appears to be a slightly better option. We were also pleased to find that this city did not have any bad scores in any of the major categories. More information about its category grades is available in the next paragraph.
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, most of the nursing homes in Pittsboro performed especially well in our inspections category. In fact, some of the nursing homes in the city received almost flawless inspection reports this year. As a result, it received one of our highest grades in that category with an A+. Our inspection grades are tied to many pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that receive favorable grades in this category typically have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. Pittsboro also fared well in the category of government long-term care with a B. In our final two categories, this place earned middle of the road grades for our short-term care and nursing areas.