With a population of 100,355 , Scranton, Pennsylvania is a moderately populated city. There are 11 nursing homes there, which provides you with a few options. The nursing homes here received a city grade of C, which is not a strong grade at the city level. For comparison's sake, we also assessed the nursing homes in the nearby city of Kingston, which received a city grade of D. While we not writing glowing reviews about either city, we found the facilities in Scranton to be a bit better. This place is better in some categories than others, but it did not have terrible scores in any of the major categories discussed below. Additional information about its category grades can be found in the next section.
It should also be noted that this city's inspection rating was better than its overall grade. In fact, we gave Scranton a B+ for its inspection rating, which is one of our better scores. Inspection grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these issues by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Inspections is Scranton's next best feature. The city earned a B- in this category. In the last two categories, Scranton received a C for its short-term care grade and a grade of C for long-term care.