With a population of 21,635 , Ironton, Ohio is a small city. There are only 3 nursing homes there, which doesn't give you too many options. These nursing homes were awarded on average an overall grade of D. This reflects the fact that this city has some really poor nursing homes. Despite this alarming city grade, Ironton still had one nursing home that did not receive an awful score. Despite all of its shortcomings, one of the few highlights of this city's profile is its strong inspection score. You can scroll down to learn more about inspections and other category scores
Despite receiving an abysmal overall grade, this city's nursing homes performed extremely well in the area of inspections. In fact, some of its facilities received virtually perfect inspection reports this year. As a result, we gave Ironton one of our best grades in that category with an A-. Perhaps the most important factor we look at in determining our inspection ratings is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's inspection reports. It is typically best to avoid places that had too many severe deficiencies. Surprisingly, we also awarded this city a grade of B- for its long-term care grade. Lastly, this place earned abysmal grades for our nursing and short-term care areas respectively.