With a population of 165,433 people, El Cajon, California is relatively large metropolitan area. There are 12 nursing homes there, which should give you plenty of options to choose from. These facilities received on average an overall grade of B, which is a good rating for the city. We also assessed the facilities in the nearby city of Lakeside. We found the nursing homes in El Cajon to be in a totally different league than the ones in Lakeside. You can continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes fared in our category grades.
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, many of the facilities in El Cajon performed extremely well in our inspections category. In fact, some of its facilities received almost flawless inspection reports this year. Consequently, El Cajon received one of our highest scores in that category with a grade of A-. These inspection ratings take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. In addition, El Cajon earned a grade of B+ in our nursing category. Lastly, this place were awarded a B in our short-term care category and a grade of B- for long-term care.