With just five nursing homes in the city, you only have a few options in National City, California. This small group of nursing homes received on average an overall grade of B, which is a perfectly respectable rating for the city. This is as good or better than the city grade of the average city in the United States. You can continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes fared in our category grades.
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded National City an A- in our inspections category. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in calculating our inspection grades. One critical factor is deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of deficiencies is arguably more meaningful than the number of deficiencies, as some deficiencies can be quite minor. In addition, National City also received strong short-term care grade with a grade of B+ in this category. In the last two categories, National City earned a B in our nursing category and a B- for long-term care.