We assessed the only nursing home in Downingtown, Pennsylvania. This facility was awarded an overall grade of B-, which is a a solid grade. For comparison's sake, we also assessed the nursing homes in the nearby city of Havertown. We found the nursing home in Downingtown to be a better bet than most of the nursing homes in Havertown. While this likely isn't a bad option, we wouldn't blame you if you want to explore nursing homes in other cities.
Despite receiving a somewhat average overall grade, this city's lone nursing home performed remarkably well in the area of inspections. In fact, it received a nearly perfect inspection report this year. Consequently, we awarded it one of our highest ratings in that area with a grade of A. Perhaps the most critical factor we consider in calculating our inspection scores is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Facilities with higher scores in this area typically dodged the most severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. This place also earned a strong long-term care score. We gave it a B in this area. In the other categories we looked at, Downingtown were awarded a grade of B- for its nursing rating and a C in the area of short-term care.