With 69,848 people, La Mesa, California is a small city. There are just 3 nursing homes in the city, which doesn't give you too many options to choose from. With a city grade of B, this city's nursing homes turned out to be good options. This is as good or better than the city grade of the average city in the nation. You can continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes fared in our category grades.
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, this city's nursing homes performed remarkably well in our inspections category. In fact, some of its facilities received almost perfect inspection reports this year. Consequently, we awarded it one of our best ratings in that area with an A-. Perhaps the most significant factor we look at in determining our inspection scores is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes with better grades in this category most likely dodged the more severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. In addition, the city earned a B+ for our nursing category. Rounding out its report card, we awarded the city a B for its short-term care score and a B in long-term care. We truly found this place to be very competent in every category.