La Crosse, Wisconsin is a medium size city with 63,587 people. It features just 4 nursing homes, which does not give you too many choices. While it only has a couple of nursing homes, this city received a superb city grade of A. We found this city grade to be even better than the city grade of B+ received by the nearby city of Winona. Both cities received impressive grades, but La Crosse appears to be an even better place to find a nursing home. On top of this, La Crosse is also ranked as one of the top 250 cities in the United States.
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, this city performed extremely well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded the city an A for this category, which is one of our highest scores. Our inspection grades weigh a host of factors included in a nursing home's inspection reports. One key criteria we rely on is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Places with higher scores in this category tend to have few of these severe deficiencies. In addition, the city also really excelled in the category of short-term care, where we gave it an A. Wrapping up its excellent report card, the city received grades of A and B+ for our nursing and long-term care areas respectively.