With over 15 nursing homes in the city, most people ought to be be able to find a nursing home that is a good fit in Sacramento, California. We awarded the nursing homes in this city a city grade of B, which is a quality grade. By way of comparison, we awarded the facilities in the nearby city of Rancho Cordova a city grade of F, which is a very poor grade. Clearly, we found the nursing homes in Sacramento to be rated much higher than the ones in Rancho Cordova. This city's strong report card was highlighted by its nursing homes' inspection reports, which you can find in the next section.
On top of receiving a favorable overall grade, the nursing homes in Sacramento received an impressive inspection score. In fact, we gave the city a B+ in this category. Inspection grades weigh several factors found on a facility's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we consider is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Places with better grades in this category generally have very few severe deficiencies. Sacramento earned a B+ in our nursing category. In our final two categories, this place were awarded a B for its short-term care grade and a B- in the area of long-term care.