With 101,279 people, Bell Gardens, California is a medium size city. Surprisingly, there are only 3 nursing homes in the city, which is not quite as many as we expected in a city of this size. Sadly, we awarded the nursing homes in this city city grade of D, which is a terrible score at the city level. We also assessed the facilities in the nearby city of Montebello. While we aren't fans of either city, we found the facilities in Bell Gardens to be a better bet. If you aren't deterred by this city's profile, you can continue reading to learn more about its nursing homes' category scores. This city's nursing homes surprisingly received a decent grade in the category of long-term care for instance.
While its overall score was awful, we awarded this city's nursing homes a decent grade of B- in the area of long-term care. Our long-term care grade is often used to assess a nursing home's performance as a traditional convalescent home, as opposed to focusing more on the skilled nursing services offered by a rehabilitation facility. We also wanted to point out the city's decent health inspections the past few years. In fact, we awarded them a B- in that area. Lastly, the city received a grade of C for short-term care and a grade of D for nursing. Even with an otherwise decent profile, a nursing grade of this caliber may be a bad sign for levels of nurse staffing.