With 21 nursing homes in Tulsa, Oklahoma, you can afford to be selective in choosing a nursing home in the city. We gave this city a city grade of B- for an overall score. We found this city grade to be considerably better than the city grade of C received by the nearby city of Bartlesville. While that is not an awful grade, Tulsa certainly appears to be a better bet. The best part of this city's profile is is its inspection score. Inspection grades are discussed in the following section.
This city's best category grade was in the area of health inspections. In that category, we gave Tulsa a B+. Arguably the most critical factor we look at in determining our inspection ratings is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's inspection reports. Facilities with higher scores in this area most likely avoided the more severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. Tulsa also received an impressive long-term care rating where it earned a B in this category. Finally, Tulsa received a B- for its short-term care score and a C in the area of nursing.