There are two facilities in Pierre, South Dakota, which at least gives you a few choices. This place's nursing homes received a very good city grade of B+, so what this place lacks in quantity, it makes up for in quality. In fact, Pierre turned out to be the eighth best city in all of South Dakota according to our ratings. We were also pleased to find that this city did not have any bad scores in any of the major categories. Additional information about its category grades is available in the next section.
To pair with its great overall grade, we awarded Pierre an A- in our inspections category. Arguably the most critical factor we consider in determining our inspection grades is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes with better scores in this area typically dodged the more severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. The city earned a grade of B+ for the city's short-term care rating. Rounding out its report card, Pierre received a B+ in our nursing category and a B in long-term care. We really found this city to be competent everywhere we looked.