With 36,726 people, Placerville, California is a small city. There are only 3 nursing homes there, which does not provide you with too many options. With a city grade of B-, you ought to be able to find a decent facility here. We found this city grade was considerably better than the city grade of D received by the nearby city of Marysville. If you are choosing between these two cities, Placerville appears to be the clear favorite. This city was better in some categories than others, but it did not have bad scores in any of our major categories. Additional information about its category grades is available in the next section.
It should also be noted that this city's inspection score outpaced its overall grade. In fact, we gave Placerville a B for its inspection grade, which is one of our better scores. Our inspection ratings are tied to items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that score well in this area have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. Placerville also earned one of our better grades in our long-term care category, with a B. Rounding out its profile, the city were awarded a B for its nursing grade and a B in the area of short-term care.