There are two nursing homes in Ephrata, Pennsylvania, so at least you have a few options to choose from. While it only has a couple of nursing homes, this city received a superb city grade of A. For comparison's sake, we also assessed the nursing homes in the nearby city of Norristown, which which also appears to be a decent option. However, we found the nursing homes in Ephrata to be in a totally different league than the ones in Norristown. One of the best aspects of this city's remarkable report card is its nursing homes' inspection reports. We discuss inspections in the next paragraph.
To go along with its great overall grade, we awarded this city's nursing homes a grade of A+ for our inspections category. These inspection grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these issues by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. The city performed extremely well in the area of nursing as well. As a result, we awarded Ephrata an A- in that area. Rounding out its excellent profile, we awarded the city grades of A- and B+ for our long-term care and short-term care areas respectively.