With just two nursing homes in the city, you only have a couple of choices in Laguna Hills, California. Despite only having a couple of nursing homes, this city's nursing homes received a very good city grade of B+. For comparison's sake, we also assessed the nursing homes in the nearby city of Santa Ana, which received a city grade of B. As impressed as we were with the nursing homes in Santa Ana, we found Laguna Hills to be rated even higher. The best aspect of Laguna Hills's impressive report card is its nursing homes' short-term care scores. Short-term care grades are discussed in the next section.
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, most of the facilities in Laguna Hills performed extremely well in short-term care. In fact, we awarded its facilities a grade of A- for that category, which is one of our best scores. With a short-term care rating in this range we'd expect most of the facilities this city to offer high levels of physical and occupational therapy staffing. We also wanted to point out that we awarded the city a grade of A- in our long-term care rating. Wrapping up its quality profile, the city earned favorable grades for our inspections and nursing areas as well.