Pacifica, California is an average size city with 37,296 people. The city has only 2 nursing homes, which does not offer you too many choices. This place's nursing homes received a world class city grade of A, so what this place lacks in quantity, it makes up for in quality. We found this city grade is considerably better than the city grade of B received by the nearby city of San Mateo. Both cities received impressive grades, but Pacifica appears to be in a totally different league. Lastly, this city has the prestigious distinction of being the 4 best city in the state of California according to our rankings.
As mentioned above, this city received a strong overall grade, but we also wanted to point out that some of the city's nursing homes received virtually flawless health inspections the past few years. We gave Pacifica an impressive grade of A+ for this area. Inspection ratings are based on several items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that receive favorable grades in this category have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these places should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. In addition, Pacifica also performed remarkably well in our short-term care category, with a grade of A for that category. Rounding out its straight A profile, we awarded the city excellent grades for our long-term care and nursing areas as well.