With 2,449 people, Garrison, North Dakota is a small city. There are only 2 nursing homes there, which doesn't offer you too many options. The nursing homes in this city received a first-rate city grade of A-. Even with only a couple of nursing homes, this is still quite an accomplishment. We were so impressed with this city that we rated it as one of the top 500 cities in the country. This is impressive considering we ranked thousands of cities around the country. The best aspect of Garrison's impressive profile is its nursing homes' inspection ratings. Inspection reports are discussed in the next section
This city received a great overall grade, but we also wanted to point out that some of the city's facilities received nearly flawless health inspections the past few years. We gave Garrison an impressive grade of A in this area. These inspection grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these items by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. In addition, Garrison performed especially well in our short-term care category as well. Consequently, we awarded Garrison a grade of A- in this area. Wrapping up its quality profile, Garrison earned a B+ for nursing and a B in the area of long-term care. This place didn't have any weak links as far as we could tell.