With two nursing homes in the city, you only have a couple of options in Lancaster, South Carolina. This place's limited supply of nursing homes received a city grade of B. We found this city grade to be considerably better than the city grade of D received by the nearby city of Indian Trail. If you happen to be choosing between these two cities, Lancaster appears to be the clear favorite. You can continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes fared in our category grades.
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, most of the facilities in Lancaster performed remarkably well in terms of its inspection grade. In fact, some of the nursing homes in the city received nearly flawless inspection reports this year. As a result, we awarded it one of our highest scores in that category with an A. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in computing our inspection scores. One of those factors is deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of the deficiencies is usually more meaningful than the number of deficiencies, as some deficiencies can be relatively minor. Lancaster also excelled in the category of long-term care with a grade of B. In the last two categories, Lancaster received middle of the road grades for our nursing and short-term care categories.