With a population of 9,721 , Bolivar, Tennessee is a relatively small city. There are just 2 nursing homes there, which doesn't provide you with too many options. We gave the nursing homes here a superb city grade of A-. Even with just a few facilities, this is still a great achievement. We also assessed the nursing homes in the nearby city of Cordova. We found the facilities in Bolivar to be in a totally different league than the ones in Cordova. We were so impressed with Bolivar that we rated it as one of the 250 best cities in the country.
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, the nursing homes in Bolivar performed remarkably well in terms of its inspection grade. In fact, some of its facilities received virtually flawless inspection reports this year. As a result, we awarded it one of our highest ratings in that category with an A+. Our inspection grades are based on several items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that score well in this area have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. Bolivar also performed spectacularly well in the area of long-term care, with an A for that area. Rounding out its phenomenal profile, the city received an A- in our nursing category and a B in short-term care.