Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania is a medium size city with 6,958 people. The city features just 2 nursing homes, which doesn't provide you with too many options to choose from. We gave this city a city grade of C based on the quality of its nursing homes. This is not a strong city score. This grade is below average by national standards. Please continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes fared in our category grades.
Despite receiving a fairly ordinary overall grade, this city's nursing homes performed especially well in the area of inspections. In fact, some of the nursing homes in the city received nearly perfect inspection reports this year. As a result, Orwigsburg received one of our highest scores in that category with an A+. Our inspection ratings are tied to many items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that receive favorable grades in this category typically have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. The next best grade we gave this city in any area was its long-term care score, where we gave it a B-. Lastly, we awarded the city grades of C and F for our short-term care and nursing areas respectively. Even with an otherwise respectable profile, a nursing score of this caliber may be an ominous sign for levels of nurse staffing.