Laurens, South Carolina is a medium size city with 20,977 people. It has just 2 nursing homes, which does not offer you too many options to choose from. Despite not having a ton of nursing homes, this city received a first-rate city grade of A+. We also assessed the facilities in the nearby city of Simpsonville, which received a city grade of B+. As impressed as we were with the nursing homes in Simpsonville, we found Laurens to be in a totally different league. Headlining this city's exemplary profile is its inspection reports, which you can find in the next section.
On top of having excellent nursing homes on the whole, this place really excelled in the category of inspections, where we gave it an A+. Not many cities earned a better grade in this area. Inspection scores weigh several factors, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. The city also performed remarkably well in our long-term care category, where it received a grade of A+ for this category. Rounding out its straight A report card, the city were awarded a grade of A for short-term care and an A in the area of nursing.