There are just 2 nursing homes in Kittanning, Pennsylvania, providing for a relatively small population of 18,214 people. These nursing homes received on average an overall grade of C. This isn't a bad grade, but it is not as high of a score as we had hoped for either. This city's city grade narrowly surpassed the city grade of facilities in the nearby city of New Kensington, which received a terrible city grade. If choosing between these cities, Kittanning looks like a better bet. You can continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes fared in our category grades.
While this city received a middle of the road overall grade, its inspection grade is more impressive than its overall score. Due to some of its facilities receiving strong inspection reports this year, Kittanning received one of our higher grades in that category with a B+. Our inspection scores weigh several factors included in a nursing home's inspection report. One key criteria we rely on is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with higher scores in this category usually have few of these severe deficiencies. The city also received strong short-term care score with a grade of B in this category. Lastly, the city earned a grade of B- for its nursing rating and a C in the area of long-term care.