Palmyra, Pennsylvania is a medium size city with 20,218 people. It has just 3 nursing homes, which doesn't provide you with too many options. We gave this city a solid city grade of B- based on the quality of its nursing homes. We also assessed the nursing homes in the nearby city of Harrisburg. We found the nursing homes in Palmyra to be a bit better. This city was stronger in some categories than others, but it didn't have terrible scores in any of the major categories discussed below. More information about its category grades can be found in the next section.
While its overall grade was fairly ordinary, this city performed remarkably well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded the city an A- for that category, which is one of our best scores. Inspection ratings weigh several factors found on a facility's inspection reports. One key criteria we weigh heavily is the number and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with higher scores in this area tend to have few of these severe deficiencies. Palmyra also received an impressive nursing score with a grade of B in this area. In the other categories we looked at, Palmyra were awarded a grade of B- for its short-term care score and a grade of C in the area of long-term care.