With a population of 134,733 people, Fullerton, California is an average size city. There are 7 nursing homes there, which gives you multiple options to choose from. This city's nursing homes received an excellent city grade of B+. A city grade in this range is rare for a city with so many facilities. We also looked at the nursing homes in the nearby city of Buena Park, which received a city grade of C. We found Fullerton to be in a totally different league. You can continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes fared in our category grades.
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, many of the nursing homes in Fullerton performed spectacularly well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded Fullerton an A- for that category, which is one of our highest scores. Our inspection grades weigh a host of factors included in a nursing home's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we rely on is the number and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with higher scores in this area typically have very few of these severe deficiencies. In addition, Fullerton also received one of our better grades in the area of short-term care, with a B+. Rounding out its profile, we gave Fullerton a grade of B for its nursing rating and a grade of B for long-term care. We truly found Fullerton to be very competent in each category we assessed.