There are seven facilities in San Diego, California, which gives you a decent number of options. This city's nursing homes were awarded a strong city grade of B. We found this city grade was considerably better than the city grade of D received by the nearby city of San Marcos. If you happen to be choosing between these two cities, San Diego appears to be a no brainer. This city's strong report card was highlighted by its nursing homes' inspection ratings, which we will address in the next paragraph.
This city's nursing homes received a strong overall grade, but we also wanted to emphasize that some of its nursing homes received virtually perfect health inspections in recent years. We gave San Diego an elite grade of A- in this category. Inspection scores weigh several factors, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these items by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. In addition, San Diego earned a B+ for the city's nursing rating. In our final two categories, the city received a B for its short-term care score and a B- in the area of long-term care.