Port Arthur, Texas is a medium size city with 53,986 people. The city has only 2 nursing homes, which doesn't offer you too many options. Unfortunately, the nursing homes in this city received a city grade of D, which is a very poor score at the city level. We also assessed the nursing homes in the nearby city of Orange, which received an alarming city grade of F. While neither city received a favorable grade, Port Arthur actually looks like a slightly better choice. We don't have many positive things to say about this place's nursing homes, but they did receive surprisingly impressive inspection ratings. You can continue reading to find out about inspections and other category grades.
This city received an awful overall grade, but we wanted to point out its facilities relatively impressive health inspections the past few years. We gave the city a grade of B in this area. Inspection scores are tied to datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Deficiencies are a key thing to look for on these inspections. You should especially avoid facilities that have severe deficiencies linked to endangerment of patients. Surprisingly, we also awarded Port Arthur a respectable grade of C for our long-term care category. In the other categories we looked at, we gave Port Arthur rock bottom grades for our short-term care and nursing areas respectively.