Payson, Arizona is a medium size city with 21,877 people. It has only 2 nursing homes, which does not offer you too many choices. With a city grade of B, this city's nursing homes turned out to be respectable options. This is an average city grade nationally, which is nothing to be ashamed of. This city's nursing homes were better in some categories than others, but it did not have any bad scores in any of the major areas discussed below. Additional information about these categories can be found in the next section.
In addition to having excellent nursing homes on the whole, this city's nursing homes really excelled in the area of short-term care where we gave it a grade of A-. Not many cities earned a better grade in this area. Short-term care grades of this caliber are a good sign for the levels of physical and occupational therapy staffing at the facilities in the city. In addition, Payson also received favorable government inspections in recent years. As a result, we awarded it one of our higher grades in this category, with a B+. In the other categories we looked at, this place earned a B for its nursing grade and a grade of C for long-term care.