Santa Paula, California is a relatively small city with 32,811 people. The city has just one nursing home, which is not the selection we were hoping for. This facility was awarded an overall grade of B-, which is a a solid score. This is a middle of the pack grade compared to other cities in the United States. The best part of this place's report card is is its long-term care grade. We discuss long-term care in the following paragraph in the paragraph below.
This city's lone nursing home's overall grade was propped up by its impressive long-term care scores. We awarded them one of our better grades in that area, with a grade of B. Nursing homes that do well in long-term care tend to be well-staffed and provide extensive hands on care to patients. This city also received one of our higher grades in our inspections category, where it received a B. Finally, Santa Paula earned a B for its nursing rating and a C in short-term care.