There are four facilities in New Castle, Pennsylvania, so at least you have a few options. With a city grade of B, this city's nursing homes turned out to be good options. By way of comparison, we gave the nursing homes in the local city of Alliance a city grade of C, which is a below average score. Clearly, we found the facilities in New Castle to be in a totally different league than the ones in Alliance. You can continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes fared in our category grades.
To pair with its strong overall grade, we awarded New Castle an A in our inspections category. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in computing our inspection scores. One key factor is deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of the deficiencies is arguably more important than the quantity of deficiencies, as some of these end up being relatively insignificant. In addition, New Castle earned a B in our long-term care category. In the last two categories, we gave the city middle of the road grades for our short-term care and nursing categories.