There are two nursing homes in Lehighton, Pennsylvania, so at least you have a few options. This city's nursing homes received a phenomenal city grade of A, so what this city lacks in quantity, it makes up for in quality. We also assessed the facilities in the nearby city of Quakertown, which received a city grade of B+. As impressed as we were with the nursing homes in Quakertown, we found Lehighton to be in a totally different league. Lehighton is also one of the top ten rated cities in Pennsylvania.
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, most of the nursing homes in Lehighton performed spectacularly well in the area of inspections. In fact, some of its facilities received nearly perfect inspection reports this year. As a result, Lehighton received one of our best scores in that category with an A. Our inspection grades are based on many items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that score well in this area typically have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these places should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. In addition, Lehighton also really excelled in the category of nursing, where we gave it an A. Rounding out its straight A report card, this place received a grade of A for its short-term care rating and an A- in long-term care.