Big Spring, Texas is a medium size city with 33,640 people. It has only 3 nursing homes, which doesn't give you too many options. This small group of nursing homes here received a solid city grade of B-. This is a middle of the pack grade compared to other places in the nation. One of the better aspects of this city's profile is its nursing homes' strong inspection ratings, which we will address in the next section.
While this city's nursing homes received a decent overall grade, its inspection grade is more impressive than the city's overall grade. Due to some of its nursing homes receiving strong inspection reports this year, we gave Big Spring one of our higher scores in this category with a B+. Perhaps the most important factor we consider in determining our inspection scores is deficiencies. Deficiencies are found on a nursing home's inspection reports. Places with higher scores in this area typically dodged the more severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. Big Spring also received an impressive short-term care score where it received a B in this area. Lastly, the city earned middle of the pack grades for our long-term care and nursing areas.