With three nursing homes in the city, you only have a few options to choose from in Poway, California. This city's limited supply of nursing homes were awarded a good city grade of B. For comparison's sake, we also assessed the nursing homes in the nearby city of Lakeside, which received a city grade of D. We found Poway to be on a whole other level. This city's profile was also consistent as it did not receive a single poor category grade either. You can read more about these in the next paragraph.
In addition to a strong overall score, the nursing homes in this city received favorable government inspections in recent years. In fact, we gave it one of our higher grades in this category, with a B+. Inspection scores are tied to many datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that receive favorable grades in this area tend to have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these places generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. The city also received an impressive short-term care score with a B+ in this area. In the other categories we looked at, Poway earned middle of the road grades for our nursing and long-term care categories.