With 13 nursing homes to select from in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, you should be able to find what you need. We awarded the nursing homes here a city grade of B, which is a very solid rating. By way of comparison, we awarded the nursing homes in the nearby city of Irwin a city grade of F, which is a far below average grade. Naturally, we found the facilities in Pittsburgh to be on a whole other level than the ones in Irwin. Fortunately, this place did not have any poor grades in any of the major categories. Additional information about its category grades can be found in the next section.
To go along with its favorable overall grade, this city also earned a grade of B+ for the city's inspections rating. Perhaps the most important factor we consider in determining our inspection ratings is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes with higher grades in this category most likely dodged the most severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. The city also earned one of our better scores in our short-term care category, with a B. In our final two categories, Pittsburgh received slightly below average grades for our nursing and long-term care areas.