With 65,264 people, Hanford, California is a relatively small city. There are only 3 nursing homes there, which doesn't offer you too many choices. We gave this city a respectable city grade of B- based on its overall nursing home quality. We also looked at the nursing homes in the nearby city of Selma. While we not raving about either city, we found the facilities in Hanford to be slightly better. This place is stronger in some categories than others, but it didn't have bad scores in any of our major categories discussed below. More information about these categories can be found in the next paragraph.
While this city received a decent overall grade, its long-term care rating is notably higher than its overall score. Hanford received one of our better scores in this category with a grade of B+. Nursing homes that do well in long-term care typically are well-staffed and provide extensive hands on care to residents. In addition, Hanford earned a grade of B for our inspections category. In the other categories we looked at, this place earned a B- for its nursing score and a C in the area of short-term care.