With seven nursing homes in the city, there are a decent number of facilities in Nashville, Tennessee. These facilities earned on average an overall grade of B, which is a very solid rating for the city. This is an average city grade nationally, which is perfectly respectable. This city's nursing homes were better in some categories than others, but it did not have any bad scores in any of the major areas discussed below. More information about these categories can be found in the next section.
To go along with its favorable overall grade, this city's nursing homes earned a grade of B+ for the city's inspections rating. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in computing these inspection scores. One critical factor is deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of the deficiencies is usually more important than the quantity of deficiencies, as some end up being relatively insignificant. The city also fared well in the category of health nursing with a B. Wrapping up its quality profile, Nashville earned a B for its short-term care rating and a grade of B in the area of long-term care. This city really didn't have any weak links as far as we could tell.