With just two nursing homes in the city, there are only a couple of choices in Carbondale, Pennsylvania. This city received a city grade of B- based on its overall nursing home quality. This is just about in the middle of the pack by national standards, which is perfectly respectable. Finally, this place's nursing homes were consistent in each of the major categories we assessed. More information about these categories can be found in the next section.
Despite receiving a fairly ordinary overall grade, this city performed extremely well in the area of inspections. In fact, some of the nursing homes in the city received nearly perfect inspection reports this year. Consequently, Carbondale received one of our highest ratings in that category with an A. Arguably the most critical factor we look at in calculating our inspection ratings is deficiencies. Deficiencies are found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Places with higher scores in this category most likely dodged the more severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. Carbondale received a B in our nursing category. In the last two categories, this place received a C for its short-term care rating and a grade of C for long-term care.