With 50,627 people, Mason, Ohio is a small city. Unfortunately, there is just one nursing home in the city. This nursing home received an overall grade of B, which is a very solid grade. For comparison's sake, we also looked at the facilities in the nearby city of Middletown. With Middletown receiving a terrible city grade, we found the nursing home in Mason to be rated much higher than most of the facilities in Middletown. This place's strong profile was highlighted by its inspection reports, which we will address in the next paragraph.
In addition to being an excellent facility overall, this city's nursing home really excelled in the area of inspections, where it received an A+. Few places performed better in this category. Our inspection ratings account for several factors found on a facility's inspection report. One key criteria we weigh heavily is the number and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with better grades in this area usually have few severe deficiencies. This city also received one of our higher grades in the area of nursing, where it earned a B. In the other categories we looked at, this place received a grade of B- for its short-term care grade and a grade of C in long-term care.