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 inspection grade is more impressive than its overall score. Due to some of its facilities receiving strong inspection reports this year, we gave Hanford one of our better scores in that category with a grade of B. Our inspection scores are tied to many datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that receive favorable grades in this area have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. The city earned a B for its. Finally, the city received a B- for its nursing grade and a C in the area of short-term care.