With a population of 29,963 people, Franklin, Ohio is a relatively small city. There are only 3 nursing homes there, which doesn't give you too many options. This city's nursing homes received a first-rate city grade of A-, so what this city lacks in quantity, it makes up for in quality. For comparison's sake, we also looked at the facilities in the nearby city of Lebanon. We found the facilities in Franklin to be in a totally different league than the ones in Lebanon. Finally, Franklin is also one of the 500 best cities in the country.
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, many of the facilities in Franklin performed remarkably well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded its facilities an A+ for that category, which is one of our best scores. These inspection scores take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. The city earned a B+ in the area of long-term care. Wrapping up its quality profile, the city earned a grade of B+ for its short-term care grade and a B in the area of nursing. We found Franklin to be competent everywhere we looked.