With more than 15 nursing homes in the city, you should be able to find a nursing home that is a good fit in Riverside, California. These facilities earned on average an overall grade of B-, which is not a bad score for the city. We also assessed the facilities in the nearby city of Rancho Cucamonga, which received a city grade of D. While we not raving about either city, we found the nursing homes in Riverside to be slightly better. You can continue reading to find more information about how this city's nursing homes performed in our category grades.
While this city's nursing homes received a decent overall grade, its inspection grade is better than its overall grade. Due to some of its nursing homes receiving favorable inspection reports this year, we gave Riverside one of our better grades in that area with a B+. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in calculating our inspection ratings. One of those factors is deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of deficiencies is arguably more meaningful than the number of deficiencies, as some of these are relatively insignificant. This city's second highest score was in the area of nursing, where we gave it a B-. In the other categories we looked at, we gave Riverside middle of the pack grades for our short-term care and long-term care areas.