With 20,000 people, Rocky Mount, Virginia is a relatively small city. There are just 2 nursing homes in the city, which does not give you too many options. This city's nursing homes were awarded a respectable city grade of B-. This is just about average by national standards, which is nothing to be ashamed of. This place was better in some categories than others, but it didn't have terrible grades in any of our major areas discussed below. More information about these categories can be found in the next section.
While its overall grade was somewhat average, this city's nursing homes performed extremely well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A for that category, which is one of our highest scores. Our inspection grades are tied to several items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that receive favorable grades in this area tend to have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. The city also received an impressive short-term care rating where it earned a B in this area. In the other categories we looked at, this place received middle of the pack grades for our long-term care and nursing categories.