Pittston, Pennsylvania is a medium size city with 36,875 people. It has only 2 nursing homes, which does not give you too many options. The small number of nursing homes in this city received a city grade of C, which is not a strong score at the city level. This grade is below average by national standards. Please continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes performed in our category grades.
While this city's nursing homes received a middle of the road overall grade, its inspection grade is notably higher than its overall score. Due to some of its facilities receiving favorable inspection reports this year, Pittston received one of our higher scores in this category with a grade of B+. Perhaps the most significant factor we look at in computing our inspection scores is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes with better scores in this area typically avoided the most severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. Pittston's second highest grade came in short-term care, where it received a B-. In the other categories we looked at, we gave Pittston grades of C and D for our nursing and long-term care categories respectively. Even with an otherwise respectable performance, this city's weak long-term care grade may be a problem for many people.