With just four nursing homes in the city, you only have a few choices in Aiken, South Carolina. We gave this city a city grade of C for an overall score. This is not a great city score. This score is below average by national standards. One of the highlights of this city's profile is its nursing homes' impressive long-term care grades, which we will address in the next paragraph.
The nursing homes in Aiken received a long-term care grade which is stronger than its overall grade. We awarded it grade of B in this category. In a long-term care setting, the primary objective is to maintain residents' quality of life and keep them safe. The city received good inspection reports this year as well, receiving a grade of B in this category. Lastly, Aiken were awarded a B- for its nursing rating and a C for short-term care.