With 33,847 people, Canal Winchester, Ohio is a small city. There are just 3 nursing homes in the city, which does not offer you too many options to choose from. We gave the nursing homes here city grade of C, which is not as high of a grade as we had hoped for. We also assessed the facilities in the nearby city of Westerville. While we not fans of either city, we found the nursing homes in Canal Winchester to be slightly better. The best part of this place's report card is is its inspection score. Inspection grades are discussed in the following section.
This city's nursing homes received an inspection score which is stronger than its overall grade. We awarded it grade of B in this area. Perhaps the most important factor we consider in calculating our inspection scores is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's inspection reports. Nursing homes with better grades in this category most likely avoided the more severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. The city also received one of our better scores in the area of short-term care, with a grade of B. In the last two categories, Canal Winchester received a B- for its nursing rating and a grade of D for long-term care. In spite of an otherwise respectable performance, this city's poor long-term care rating could be a problem for many prospective residents.