Carlisle, Pennsylvania has eight nursing homes to choose from, which isn't a bad selection. With a city grade of B, this city should have some quality nursing homes. We also looked at the nursing homes in the nearby city of Camp Hill, which received a city grade of D. We found Carlisle to be a far better option. The best aspect of Carlisle's strong profile is its nursing homes' inspection reports. Inspection grades are discussed in the next section
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, this city performed especially well in our inspections category. In fact, some of its facilities received virtually perfect inspection reports this year. As a result, we awarded Carlisle one of our highest grades in that area with an A-. Our inspection grades are based on several datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that receive favorable grades in this category have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. In addition, Carlisle also received one of our higher grades in our short-term care category, with a B. Finally, this place earned a B for its nursing score and a B- in the area of long-term care.