Birmingham, Alabama has far more nursing homes than the overwhelming majority of cities. This place's nursing homes were given a city grade of B. This is an average city grade nationally, which is perfectly respectable. You can continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes fared in our category grades.
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, most of the facilities in Birmingham 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. These inspection scores weigh several factors, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these issues by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. The city received a B+ in our long-term care category. In the last two categories, we awarded the city slightly below average grades for our short-term care and nursing areas.