There are 9 nursing homes in Steubenville, Ohio, servicing a population of 30,603 people. This city received a city grade of C based on its overall nursing home quality. This is not a strong city grade. By way of comparison, we gave the facilities in the nearby city of Irwin a city grade of F, which is a very poor score. While neither city received a rave review, we found the facilities in Steubenville to be a better option. This place is better in some categories than others, but it didn't have terrible grades in any of the major areas discussed below. More information about these categories is available in the next section.
This city's overall grade was propped up by its impressive government inspections in recent years. We awarded the city one of our higher scores in that category, with a grade of B. Arguably the most critical factor we look at in calculating our inspection scores is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a facility's inspection reports. Places with higher grades in this area most likely dodged the most severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. The city also excelled in the category of government short-term care with a grade of B. Finally, the city received middle of the pack grades for our nursing and long-term care areas.