With a population of 22,463 , Camden, South Carolina is a small city. There are just 2 nursing homes in the city, which doesn't give you too many options. We awarded this relatively small group of nursing homes a city grade of B, which is a good rating. We also looked at the nursing homes in the nearby city of Indian Trail, which received a city grade of D. We found Camden to be a far better option. We were also pleased to find that this city's nursing homes did not have any weak links in any of the major categories discussed below. Additional information about its category grades is available in the next paragraph.
In addition to having quality nursing homes overall, this city really excelled in the category of inspections, where it received a grade of A-. Very few cities performed better in this category. Inspection grades are tied to many items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that excel in this category tend to have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. Camden also excelled in the category of health long-term care with a grade of B. Rounding out its quality report card, we gave the city a grade of B for nursing and a B in short-term care. We truly found Camden to be very competent in each category we assessed.