With two nursing homes in the city, there are only a couple of choices in Butler, Pennsylvania. The nursing homes in this city received an excellent city grade of B+. Even with only a couple of facilities, this is still a high quality city grade. In fact, this city's city grade far surpassed the city grade of nursing homes in the local city of Youngstown. While the nursing homes in Youngstown are not terrible, we found Butler to be in a totally different league. This city's nursing homes were better in some categories than others, but it didn't have any bad scores in any of the major areas discussed below. More information about these categories is available in the next paragraph.
As mentioned above, this city's nursing homes received a strong overall grade, but we especially wanted to point out that some of the city's nursing homes received virtually flawless health inspections the past few years. We gave Butler an elite grade of A+ for this category. Inspection ratings are tied to many datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that score well in this area tend to have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. In addition, Butler performed remarkably well in the area of long-term care as well. As a result, we awarded it an A- in this category. Rounding out its profile, Butler received a grade of B for its nursing rating and a grade of B for short-term care. We truly found Butler to be very competent in each category we assessed.