With just two nursing homes in the city, you only have a couple of options in Martinsburg, West Virginia. We gave this relatively small group of nursing homes a city grade of B-, which is a solid score. This city's city grade narrowly surpassed the city grade of facilities in the nearby city of Westminster, which received an abysmal city grade. If choosing between these cities, Martinsburg looks like a better option. You can continue reading to find more information about how this city's nursing homes fared in our category grades.
Despite receiving a fairly ordinary overall grade, this city's nursing homes performed spectacularly well in the area of inspections. In fact, some of the nursing homes in the city received almost perfect inspection reports this year. As a result, Martinsburg received one of our best ratings in that category with a grade of A-. Inspection scores account for several factors included in a facility's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we consider is the number and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with better grades in this area typically have few of these severe deficiencies. Martinsburg also received strong short-term care score with a B+ in this area. In our final two categories, the city received slightly below average grades for our long-term care and nursing areas.