With a population of 220,580 people, Amarillo, Texas is among is relatively large city. Surprisingly, there are only 4 nursing homes in the city, which is not as many as we expected in a city of this size. This place's nursing homes received a very good city grade of B+, so what this city lacks in quantity, it makes up for in quality. We were so impressed with this city that we rated it as one of the top fifteen rated cities in the state of Texas. The best aspect of this city's strong profile is its nursing homes' inspection grades. We discuss inspections in the next paragraph
This city received a strong overall grade, but we also wanted to emphasize that some of its nursing homes received virtually flawless health inspections the past few years. We awarded Amarillo an elite grade of A for this area. Inspection grades are based on pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that score well in this category tend to have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. In addition, Amarillo earned a grade of B+ for its. Wrapping up its quality profile, the city earned a grade of B for nursing and a B in the area of short-term care. Amarillo really did not have any weak links as far as we could tell.