With a population of 40,885 people, Los Altos, California is a small city. There are only 2 nursing homes there, which does not provide you with too many options to choose from. We awarded the nursing homes in this city a superb city grade of A-. Even with only a couple of facilities, this is still a great achievement. We found this city grade is even better than the city grade of B+ received by the nearby city of Saratoga. Both cities have some quality nursing homes, but Los Altos appears to be an even better choice. This city's strong report card was highlighted by its nursing homes' nursing ratings, which you can find in the next section.
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, many of the facilities in Los Altos performed spectacularly well in nursing. In fact, we awarded Los Altos a grade of A for this category, which is one of our highest scores. Nursing ratings this high are a favorable sign for the levels of staffing at the nursing homes in a city. Los Altos also performed extremely well in our short-term care category, where we gave it a grade of A for that category. Wrapping up its phenomenal profile, the city received a grade of A- for its inspections grade and a B in long-term care.