With a population of 280,389 people, Glendale, Arizona is relatively large city. There are 6 nursing homes in the city, which should give you a variety of options to choose from. This city's nursing homes received a phenomenal city grade of A-. A city grade of this caliber is very rare in a city with so many facilities. For comparison's sake, we also assessed the facilities in the nearby city of Mesa, which received an impressive city grade in its own right. However, we found the nursing homes in Glendale to be rated even higher than the ones in Mesa. Finally, Glendale has the prestigious distinction of being one of the ten highest rated cities in the state of Arizona.
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, the nursing homes in Glendale performed spectacularly well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded Glendale a grade of A- for that category, which is one of our best scores. Arguably the most important factor we look at in determining our inspection ratings is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes with higher scores in this category most likely dodged the more severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. Glendale also really excelled in the area of short-term care, where it received an A-. Wrapping up its profile, Glendale were awarded a B+ for its nursing score and a B+ in the area of long-term care. This city really did not have any weak links as far as we could tell.