With a population of 17,121 people, Galion, Ohio is a small city. There are only 2 nursing homes there, which does not give you too many options to choose from. We awarded this small group of nursing homes a city grade of B-, which is a respectable grade. This is comparable with most of the cities in the nation. The best part of this city's report card is its nursing homes' remarkable inspection ratings. Inspection grades are discussed in the next section.
While its overall score was somewhat average, the nursing homes in Galion performed remarkably well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded Galion a grade of A for that category, which is one of our highest scores. Our inspection ratings weigh a host of factors included in a facility's inspection report. One key criteria we look at is the number and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with higher scores in this area typically have few severe deficiencies. In addition, the city also earned one of our higher grades in the area of long-term care, with a grade of B+. In the last two categories, Galion earned abysmal grades for our short-term care and nursing areas respectively.