With a population of 19,061 people, Coshocton, Ohio is a small city. There are only 2 nursing homes there, which doesn't give you too many options. We awarded this relatively small group of nursing homes a city grade of B, which is a good rating. This is as good or better than the city grade of most of the cities in the country. This city's strong report card was highlighted by its nursing homes' inspection scores, which is addressed in the next section.
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, the nursing homes in Coshocton performed spectacularly well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded the city an A for that category, which is one of our highest scores. Arguably the most critical factor we consider in calculating our inspection ratings is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities with higher scores in this category typically dodged the most severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. In addition, the city earned a B for its. In our final two categories, the city received middle of the pack grades for our short-term care and long-term care areas.