Wilmington, North Carolina is a large city with 186,140 people. It has 11 nursing homes, so you should have plenty of options to choose from. We gave the nursing homes here a city grade of C, which is not as high of a grade as we like. This grade unfortunately is on the wrong side of the national average. The best part of this city's profile is is its inspection rating. Inspection reports are discussed in the following section.
This city's nursing homes' best category grade was in the area of inspections. In that category, we gave Wilmington a grade of B+. Arguably the most significant factor we look at in determining our inspection scores is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes with higher scores in this area typically avoided the more severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. Wilmington also received an impressive short-term care rating with a B in this area. Lastly, we gave the city a grade of C for its nursing score and a C for long-term care.