There are surprisingly just 3 nursing homes located in Palo Alto, California, providing for a population of 92,558 people. While it only has a couple of nursing homes, this city received an excellent city grade of A. In fact, Palo Alto is one of the 100 best cities in the United States. This is impressive given that we assessed thousands of cities around the nation. One of the major highlights of this place's remarkable profile is its nursing homes' short-term care ratings. Short-term care grades are discussed in the next section.
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, many of the nursing homes in Palo Alto performed extremely well in our short-term care category. Palo Alto received one of our highest scores in that area with a grade of A. Short-term care grades of this caliber are a great sign for the rehabilitation services at the nursing homes in the city. The city performed especially well in terms of its nursing grade as well. Consequently, it received an A in this area. Rounding out its straight A profile, Palo Alto earned a grade of A for its inspections grade and an A- in the area of long-term care.