There are two facilities in Darby, Pennsylvania, which at least gives you a few options to choose from. These nursing homes here earned this city a city grade of B. For comparison's sake, we also looked at the nursing homes in the nearby city of Williamstown, which received a city grade of D. We found Darby to be in a totally different league. Fortunately, this place did not have any weak links in any of the four major categories. Additional information about its category grades can be found in the next section.
In addition to a favorable overall score, this city's nursing homes received favorable government inspections in recent years. As a result, we gave them one of our better grades in this category, with a B+. Inspection scores weigh several factors found on a nursing home's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we consider is the number and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with better grades in this area generally have very few of these severe deficiencies. In addition, the city also received strong nursing score with a B+ in this area. Wrapping up its quality profile, the city earned strong grades for our long-term care and short-term care areas as well.