With just two nursing homes in the city, you only have a couple of options in Martinsburg, Pennsylvania. We gave this relatively small group of nursing homes a city grade of B, which is a very solid score. In fact, this city's city grade far surpassed the city grade of facilities in the nearby city of Altoona. While the nursing homes in Altoona are not that bad, we found Martinsburg to be on a whole other level. You can continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes fared in our category grades.
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, many of the nursing homes in Martinsburg performed remarkably well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded its facilities an A- for that category, which is one of our best scores. Arguably the most important factor we look at in calculating our inspection scores is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Places with better scores in this category most likely avoided the more severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. The city also earned one of our higher scores in the area of nursing, with a B+. In our final two categories, the city received a grade of B for its long-term care grade and a B- in short-term care.