With 20,786 people, Bluefield, West Virginia is a small city. There are just 2 nursing homes there, which does not give you too many options to choose from. Unfortunately, we awarded the nursing homes in this city city grade of F, which is one of our worst grade at the city level. We looked at the individual facilities in Bluefield and we didn't see any great options as not a single nursing home in the city received an above average grade. Although this city received one respectable category score for nursing, which you can find more information about below.
The facilities in Bluefield received a terrible overall grade, however, we gave it a grade of C in the area of nursing. There are quite a few datapoints included in this grade. Many of these datapoints are tied to levels of nurse staffing. Turning to the category of short-term care, Bluefield received a grade of D in this category. In the other categories we looked at, Bluefield received abysmal grades for our long-term care and inspections areas.