With 236,660 people, San Bernardino, California is a fairly large city. There are 6 nursing homes there, which provides you with a variety of choices. We gave the nursing homes in this city a city grade of B-, which is a solid score. This is just about average by national standards, which is perfectly respectable. This city is better in some categories than others, but it did not have terrible grades in any of our major categories. More information about these categories can be found in the next section.
While its overall rating was not elite, this city performed extremely well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded the city an A- for that category, which is one of our highest scores. Inspection ratings are based on items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that excel in this area tend to have 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 long-term care grade where it earned a B in this category. Lastly, San Bernardino received a B- for nursing and a grade of C for short-term care.