There are only 3 nursing homes located in Waynesville, North Carolina, providing for a relatively small population of 28,052 people. This relatively small group of facilities earned on average an overall grade of B, which is a quality score for the city. For comparison's sake, we also assessed the facilities in the nearby city of Easley, which received a city grade of C. We found Waynesville to be in a totally different league. This city's report card was also consistent as it did not receive a single poor category grade either. You can learn more about these in the next section.
On top of having quality nursing homes overall, this place really excelled in the area of inspections, where we gave it a grade of A+. Not many cities fared this well in this area. Arguably the most significant factor we consider in computing our inspection scores is deficiencies. Deficiencies are found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes with better scores in this category typically dodged the more severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. Waynesville earned a grade of B for its. In our final two categories, the city earned a B- for its long-term care rating and a B- for nursing.