Appleton, Wisconsin is an average size city with 116,633 people. The city has 5 nursing homes, which is a decent selection for a city of this size. The nursing homes here received a first-rate city grade of A-. Even with just a couple of nursing homes, this is still quite an achievement. For comparison's sake, we also looked at the facilities in the nearby city of Green Bay, which received a city grade of B. As impressed as we were with the nursing homes in Green Bay, we found Appleton to be on a whole other level. Lastly, this city's category grades were every bit as strong as its city grade. You can learn more about these in the next section.
To go along with its great overall grade, we awarded Appleton a grade of A for our short-term care rating. Strong grades in this category generally mean the city's facilities offer impressive levels of physical therapy staffing. The city also performed remarkably well in the area of inspections, where it earned an A- for this category. Rounding out its top notch profile, we gave the city grades of A- and B+ for our nursing and long-term care areas respectively.