There are two facilities in Ottawa, Ohio, so at least you have a few choices. This city received a city grade of B- based on its overall nursing home quality. We found this city grade is considerably better than the city grade of C received by the nearby city of Toledo. While that is not a terrible grade, Ottawa certainly appears to be a slightly better option. One of the major highlights of this city's profile is its remarkable inspection reports, which is addressed in the following section.
While its overall score was fairly ordinary, the nursing homes in Ottawa performed extremely well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded Ottawa an A for that category, which is one of our highest scores. Our inspection ratings account for several factors included in a nursing home's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we look at is the number and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with higher grades in this category tend to have few severe deficiencies. The city also received strong short-term care grade where it earned a B in this category. In the last two categories, Ottawa earned a grade of C for its long-term care grade and a C in the area of nursing.