There are 9 nursing homes located in Allentown, Pennsylvania, servicing a population of 166,081 people. Impressively, this place's nursing homes received a very good city grade of B+. This would be a solid achievement for any city, but it is especially impressive when you consider the number of nursing homes in the city. In fact, this place's city grade even surpassed the city grade of facilities in the local city of Reading. This is especially impressive in light of the fact that we gave those facilities in Reading a city grade of B, which is actually a good grade in its own right. Fortunately, this place's nursing homes did not have any weak links in any of the major categories. Additional information about its category grades can be found in the next paragraph.
In addition to having excellent nursing homes on the whole, this place really excelled in the area of inspections, where it received an A+. Very few cities earned a better grade in this category. Inspection ratings account for several factors included in a facility's inspection report. One key criteria we weigh heavily is the number and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with better scores in this category generally have few of these severe deficiencies. The city also received one of our better scores in our long-term care category, with a B+. Rounding out its profile, this place earned a B+ for its short-term care score and a B+ for nursing. We truly found Allentown to be competent in every category.