With a population of 21,209 , Lewistown, Pennsylvania is a relatively small city. There are only 2 nursing homes in the city, which doesn't give you too many choices. This city received a city grade of B for overall nursing home quality. This is as good or better than the city grade of most of the cities in the nation. This place's nursing homes are better in some categories than others, but it did not have any bad scores in any of the major categories. Additional information about these categories is available in the next paragraph.
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, many of the facilities in Lewistown performed remarkably well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded its facilities an A- for this category, which is one of our highest scores. Inspection ratings are tied to items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that excel in this category tend to have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. Lewistown also received one of our better scores in the area of short-term care, with a B. In the last two categories, Lewistown were awarded a B in our long-term care category and a B- for nursing.