With 8,981 people, West Union, Ohio is a small city. There are only 2 nursing homes there, which does not provide you with too many choices. This city received a city grade of B for based on the quality of its nursing homes. This is as good or better than the city grade of most of the cities in the nation. We were also pleased to find that this place's nursing homes didn't have any bad scores in any of the major categories discussed below. Additional information about its category grades is available in the next paragraph.
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, most of the facilities in West Union performed extremely well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded its facilities an A- for this category, which is one of our highest scores. Inspection ratings weigh several factors included in a facility's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we look at is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Places with higher scores in this category typically have very few severe deficiencies. In addition, West Union also received one of our higher scores in the area of short-term care, with a B. Finally, this place earned middle of the road grades in our nursing and long-term care areas.