Our data for Fairfield, California is based on just one nursing home we found there. We were relieved to discover that its only nursing home received a top-notch overall grade of A. For comparison's sake, we also assessed the facilities in the nearby city of Napa, which received an impressive city grade in its own right. However, we found that this facility in Fairfield is even better than most of the nursing homes in Napa. Headlining this nursing home's exemplary profile is its short-term care grade, which is addressed in the next section.
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, this city's only nursing home performed spectacularly well in the area of short-term care. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A+ for short-term care, which is one of our highest scores. In computing our short-term care grades, we size up a nursing home's levels of skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other highly skilled individuals. This category is more often than not a reliable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation. We also gave this nursing home a grade of A for our nursing rating. Rounding out its straight A report card, we gave Fairfield high end grades for our inspections and long-term care areas as well.