With a population of 71,292 people, Johnstown, Pennsylvania is a relatively small city. There are 7 nursing homes there, which should give you a decent number of options to choose from. We gave the nursing homes in this city a very good city grade of B+. We found this city grade was considerably better than the city grade of C received by the nearby city of Cumberland. While that isn't a terrible grade, Johnstown appears to be on a whole other level. This city's impressive report card was highlighted by its nursing homes' inspection grades, which we will address in the next section.
In addition to having excellent nursing homes overall, this city really excelled in the area of inspections, where it received an A-. Very few cities performed better in this area. Perhaps the most important factor we consider in computing our inspection scores is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities with higher scores in this area typically avoided the more severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. In addition, Johnstown performed spectacularly well in terms of its nursing grade as well. Consequently, we awarded it an A- in that category. Wrapping up its quality profile, this place received a grade of B for its short-term care score and a grade of B in long-term care. This place didn't have any weak links based on our assessment.