With seven options to choose from, you have a decent number of facilities in Hamilton, Ohio. This place's nursing homes received a strong city grade of B+. This city is one of the 500 best cities in the entire nation. This is impressive considering we assessed thousands of cities around the nation. This place's impressive profile was highlighted by its nursing homes' inspection scores, which we will address in the next section.
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, many of the nursing homes in Hamilton performed especially well in the area of inspections. In fact, some of the nursing homes in the city received almost perfect inspection reports this year. As a result, the city received one of our best grades in that category with an A. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in computing our inspection scores. One key factor is deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of these deficiencies is arguably more important than the number of deficiencies, as some deficiencies are relatively minor. The city also received strong nursing rating where it earned a grade of B+ in this category. Rounding out its quality report card, we awarded the city a B in our short-term care category and a B in the area of long-term care. We truly found this city to be very strong in every category.