With a population of 50,627 people, Mason, Ohio is a relatively small city. There are just 3 nursing homes in the city, which does not provide you with too many choices. With a city grade of B-, you should be able to find a decent facility here. For comparison's sake, we also assessed the facilities in the nearby city of Middletown. We found the facilities in Mason to be in a totally different league than the ones in Middletown. This place is stronger in some categories than others, but it did not have terrible grades in any of the major areas discussed below. More information about its category grades can be found in the next paragraph.
This city's nursing homes received a somewhat average overall grade, but we really would like to emphasize that some of its facilities nearly perfect health inspections in recent years. We gave it an elite grade of A in this area. Our inspection scores are tied to several items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that excel in this category tend to have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these places should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. In addition, Mason also received an impressive short-term care grade where it earned a B in this area. In our final two categories, the city received a B- for nursing and a grade of B- in long-term care.