With just two nursing homes in the city, you only have a couple of options in Etowah, Tennessee. With a city grade of B, this city's nursing homes proved to be good options. By way of comparison, we awarded the facilities in the local city of Chatsworth a city grade of D, which is a very poor grade. Naturally, we found the facilities in Etowah to be on a whole other level than the ones in Chatsworth. You can continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes fared in our category grades.
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, this city performed extremely well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded Etowah an A+ for that category, which is one of our highest scores. Our inspection grades weigh a host of factors found on a facility's inspection reports. One key criteria we rely on is the number and severity of deficiencies. Places with higher grades in this area typically have very few of these severe deficiencies. In addition, Etowah also received strong short-term care grade where it earned a grade of B in this category. Lastly, we gave Etowah middle of the pack grades for our nursing and long-term care areas.