With nine nursing homes in the city, there are a fair number of facilities in Sacramento, California. We awarded the nursing homes here a city grade of B-, which is a solid rating. By way of comparison, we gave the nursing homes in the nearby city of West Sacramento a city grade of D, which is a very poor grade. Naturally, we found the facilities in Sacramento to be on a whole other level than the ones in West Sacramento. The best part of this city's report card is is its inspection reports. Inspection grades are discussed in the following paragraph.
This city's nursing homes received an inspection score which is stronger than its overall grade. We gave it grade of B in this category. Inspection grades are tied to several pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that receive favorable grades in this category typically have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. In addition, Sacramento earned a grade of B for its. In the last two categories, we gave the city a B for its short-term care grade and a B- in long-term care.