Covington, Tennessee offers only two nursing homes to choose from, which is a limited selection. This small group of facilities received on average an overall grade of B, which is a perfectly respectable score for the city. By way of comparison, we awarded the nursing homes in the nearby city of Jackson a city grade of C, which is a well below average score. While the two cities were relatively similar, we found the facilities in Covington to be a slightly better option. You can continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes fared in our category grades.
This city's nursing homes received a strong overall grade, but we also wanted to point out that some of the city's facilities received virtually perfect health inspections in recent years. We awarded Covington an impressive grade of A in this area. Our inspection grades are based on several datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that excel in this category tend to have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. The city also excelled in the category of long-term care with a grade of B. In the other categories we looked at, Covington earned a B for nursing and a C in short-term care.