With a population of 21,636 , Altus, Oklahoma is a small city. There are just 2 nursing homes in the city, which doesn't give you too many options. This place's nursing homes were awarded a decent city grade of B-. This is a middle of the pack score compared to other places in the country. Please continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes fared in our category grades.
While its overall rating was fairly ordinary, the nursing homes in Altus performed remarkably well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded the city an A+ for that category, which is one of our best scores. Inspection grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these items by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. In addition, Altus also received strong long-term care score with a grade of B in this area. Finally, Altus earned a grade of C for its short-term care rating and a grade of D in nursing. In spite of an otherwise respectable profile, a nursing rating this poor may be a bad sign for nursing staffing levels.