There are just 2 nursing homes located in Elkhorn, Wisconsin, servicing a relatively small population of 19,045 people. Despite only having a couple of nursing homes, this city received an excellent city grade of A-. Elkhorn is ranked number 182 on our list of the best cities for nursing homes in the United States. This is impressive considering we ranked thousands of cities around the nation. The best aspect of Elkhorn's strong profile is its nursing homes' inspection ratings. Inspection reports are discussed in the next paragraph
In addition to having excellent nursing homes on the whole, this city really excelled in the category of inspections, where it received an A+. Not many cities fared this well in this category. Arguably the most significant factor we consider in calculating our inspection ratings is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes with better scores in this area typically dodged the more severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. In addition, the city also performed extremely well in our short-term care category, where it received an A- for that area. Wrapping up its top notch profile, we awarded the city grades of A- and B for our nursing and long-term care categories respectively.