With a population of 62,826 , Pottstown, Pennsylvania is a relatively small city. There are just 4 nursing homes there, which doesn't give you too many choices. With a city grade of B-, you should be able to find a solid nursing home in the city. We found this city grade is considerably better than the city grade of C received by the nearby city of Phoenixville. While that is not an awful grade, Pottstown certainly appears to be a slightly better option. Finally, this city's nursing homes received consistent grades in each of our categories. More information about its category grades can be found below.
While its overall score was not elite, this city performed extremely well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded it an A- for that category, which is one of our best scores. Inspection scores are based on several datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that excel in this category have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. Pottstown also earned one of our better scores in our long-term care category, with a B. In the last two categories, the city received a grade of B for its nursing grade and a grade of C in short-term care.