With 56,047 people, Palm Desert, California is a relatively small city. There are just 3 nursing homes in the city, which doesn't provide you with too many options. We gave this city a city grade of B for based on the quality of its nursing homes. This is an average city grade nationally, which is nothing to be ashamed of. You can continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes fared in our category grades.
On top of having excellent nursing homes on the whole, this city's nursing homes really excelled in the area of short-term care where it earned a grade of A-. Not many cities fared this well in this area. Short-term care grades of this caliber are a great sign for the physical and occupational therapy staffing levels at the nursing homes in the city. The city also received favorable health inspections in recent years. In fact, we awarded it one of our higher grades in that area, with a B+. In the other categories we looked at, the city were awarded a B for its nursing score and a B- in long-term care.