There are just 2 nursing homes located in Sunbury, Pennsylvania, providing for a relatively small population of 16,671 people. With a city grade of B, this city's nursing homes turned out to be solid options. This is as good or better than the city grade of most of the cities in the country. Fortunately, this place did not have any poor grades in any of the four major categories. Additional information about its category grades can be found in the next section.
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, most of the facilities in Sunbury performed extremely well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A for this category, which is one of our best scores. Perhaps the most important factor we look at in calculating our inspection ratings is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places with higher grades in this area typically dodged the most severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. In addition, the city also excelled in the category of government long-term care with a B. In our final two categories, the city received a grade of B- for nursing and a C for short-term care.