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 actually found this city grade was better than the grade we gave the nearby city of Yuba City. With Yuba City receiving such an awful grade, Placerville certainly appears to be a better bet. This place was better in some categories than others, but it did not have terrible scores in any of the four major categories. More information about these categories can be found in the next section.
It should also be noted that this city's nursing rating was superior to its overall grade. In fact, we gave Placerville a grade of B in this area, which is one of our better grades. In the area of short-term care, we attempt to qualify measures of a nursing home's rehabilitation. We look at a facility's skilled nursing services, such as the ones performed by registered nurses and various therapists. Placerville also received an impressive inspection grade with a B in this area. In the last two categories, the city were awarded a B- for its nursing rating and a B- for long-term care.