There are just 4 nursing homes located in Bennington, Vermont, providing for a relatively small population of 14,851 people. These nursing homes here earned this city a strong city grade of B. We also looked at the facilities in Schenectady, which received a city grade of B-. While this is a decent grade, Bennington appears to be a better choice. You can continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes fared in our category grades.
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, many of the facilities in Bennington performed especially well in the area of inspections. In fact, some of the nursing homes in the city received almost perfect inspection reports this year. Consequently, Bennington received one of our highest grades in that category with an A. Inspection scores account for a host of factors found on a nursing home's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we look at is the number and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with higher scores in this area generally have few of these severe deficiencies. The city also fared well in the area of health nursing with a grade of B+. Rounding out its impressive report card, this place earned a B for short-term care and a B in the area of long-term care. Bennington really did not have any weak links based on our assessment.