There are only 2 nursing homes in San Luis Obispo, California, servicing a population of 63,473 people. The nursing homes in this city received a phenomenal city grade of A. Even with only a couple of facilities, this is still quite an accomplishment. In fact, this is ranked number 84 on our list of the best cities to find nursing homes in the nation. This is impressive since we assessed thousands of cities around the nation. Finally, this city's category grades were just as impressive as its overall city grade. You can read more about these in the next paragraph.
In addition to having excellent nursing homes on the whole, this city's nursing homes really excelled in the category of inspections, where it received an A. Few cities fared this well in this area. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in determining our inspection ratings. One key factor is deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of the deficiencies is usually more meaningful than the number of deficiencies, as some of these end up being quite insignificant. The city also performed extremely well in the area of short-term care, where it received a grade of A for that area. Wrapping up its straight A profile, the city received a grade of A for its nursing grade and a grade of A- in the area of long-term care.