With a population of 17,121 people, Galion, Ohio is a small city. There are only 3 nursing homes there, which does not give you too many options to choose from. Sadly, the nursing homes in this city received a city grade of D, which is an abysmal grade at the city level. For comparison's sake, we also looked at the nursing homes in the nearby city of Westerville, which received a city grade of F. While we gave both cites poor grades, we found the nursing homes in Galion to be a bit better. If you aren't deterred by this city's profile, feel free to continue reading to find out about its nursing homes' category scores. This city's nursing homes actually fared well in the category of inspections for example.
Despite receiving a terrible overall grade, the nursing homes in Galion performed especially well in the area of inspections. In fact, some of its facilities received almost perfect inspection reports this year. Consequently, Galion received one of our highest scores in that category with an A-. Inspection scores weigh several factors included in a facility's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we weigh heavily is the number and severity of deficiencies. You generally want to avoid places with a bunch of deficiencies flagged. We also wanted to point out that we gave this place a C in the area of short-term care. In the last two categories, the city received rock bottom grades in our nursing and long-term care categories respectively.