With a population of 46,768 people, Parkersburg, West Virginia is a small city. There are 5 nursing homes in the city, which gives you a few options. With a city grade of B-, you ought to be able to find a respectable nursing home in the city. This is right about the middle of the road by national standards, which is perfectly respectable. One of the best aspects of this place's profile is its remarkable inspection reports, which we will address in the following section.
This city received a fairly ordinary overall grade, but we really would like to point out that some of its facilities nearly flawless health inspections in recent years. We gave them an elite grade of A- in this category. Our inspection grades weigh several factors found on a nursing home's inspection reports. One key criteria we look at is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with better grades in this category generally have few of these severe deficiencies. The city also excelled in the area of long-term care with a B+. In the last two categories, Parkersburg were awarded a grade of B- for its nursing score and a grade of D for short-term care. Despite otherwise respectable category grades, this place's weak short-term care grade could be concerning for those looking for rehabilitation services..