With 15,557 people, Mountain Top, Pennsylvania is a small city. There are just 2 nursing homes in the city, which doesn't provide you with too many choices. With a city grade of B-, you should be able to find a solid facility in the city. We also assessed the facilities in the nearby city of Hazleton, which received a city grade of C. We found Mountain Top to be a bit better. Please continue reading to find more information about how this city's nursing homes fared in our category grades.
While its overall rating was not elite, this city's nursing homes performed spectacularly well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded the city an A for that category, which is one of our best scores. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in determining our inspection scores. One key factor is deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of deficiencies is usually more important than the quantity of deficiencies, as some end up being relatively minor. This city's next best category is nursing, where we awarded it a B- in this area. In the other categories we looked at, this place were awarded a C in our short-term care category and a grade of C in the area of long-term care.