With a population of 172,817 people, Glendale, California is relatively large city. There are 14 nursing homes in the city, which should give you a variety of options to choose from. We gave this city a respectable city grade of B- for an overall score. We also looked at the facilities in the nearby city of Arcadia. While we aren't writing glowing reviews about either city, we found the nursing homes in Glendale to be a better bet. Please continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes fared in our category grades.
While this city's nursing homes received a middle of the road overall grade, its inspection grade is more impressive than its overall score. Due to some of its nursing homes receiving strong inspection reports this year, we gave Glendale one of our higher scores in that area with a grade of B. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in determining our inspection ratings. One key factor is deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of these deficiencies is arguably more important than the number of deficiencies, as some can be relatively minor. In addition, Glendale earned a B in our nursing category. Lastly, the city earned middle of the pack grades for our short-term care and long-term care areas.