Columbus is a large metropolitan area with 783,285 people. It features 36 nursing homes, which is an impressive selection. We gave this city a city grade of C based on its overall nursing home quality. This is not a strong city grade. We found that most cities received a B or higher, leaving this city on the wrong side of average. This city is better in some categories than others, but it didn't have bad scores in any of our major categories. More information about its category grades can be found in the next section.
While this city received a decent overall grade, its inspection grade is more impressive than its overall grade. Due to some of its facilities receiving strong inspection reports this year, Columbus received one of our better grades in that category with a grade of B+. These inspection ratings weigh several factors, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can learn more about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Inspections is this city's second best feature. It received a B- in this area. In our final two categories, this place were awarded a grade of C for its nursing grade and a C for long-term care.