With a population of 67,052 people, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania is a relatively small city. There are just 2 nursing homes in the city, which doesn't provide you with too many choices. The nursing homes in this city received an excellent city grade of B+. Even with only a few nursing homes, this is still an impressive city grade. In fact, this city's city grade was far better than the city grade of nursing homes in the nearby city of Westminster. While the nursing homes in Westminster are not that bad, we found Mechanicsburg to be on a whole other level. The best aspect of this city's impressive profile is its nursing homes' inspection scores. Inspection reports are discussed in the next section
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, this city performed spectacularly well in the category of inspections. In fact, some of its facilities received nearly perfect inspection reports this year. As a result, Mechanicsburg received one of our highest grades in that area with an A+. Our inspection ratings account for a host of factors found on a nursing home's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we weigh heavily is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with higher scores in this category tend to have very few of these severe deficiencies. In addition, the city also fared well in the category of short-term care with a B+. Rounding out its report card, this place earned a grade of B in our long-term care category and a B for nursing. Mechanicsburg did not have any weak links as far as we could tell.