With a population of 54,475 , Sherman Oaks, California is a small city. There are just 2 nursing homes there, which doesn't give you too many options. The nursing homes here received a very good city grade of B+. Even with just a couple of facilities, this is still a great sign. For comparison's sake, we also looked at the nursing homes in the nearby city of Winnetka. We found the nursing homes in Sherman Oaks to be in a totally different league than the ones in Winnetka. This place's impressive report card was highlighted by its nursing homes' inspection grades, which we will address in the next section.
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, the nursing homes in Sherman Oaks performed remarkably well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded its facilities a grade of A for this category, which is one of our highest scores. Perhaps the most significant factor we look at in determining our inspection ratings is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a facility's inspection reports. Places with higher grades in this area most likely avoided the most severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. Sherman Oaks also earned one of our higher grades in our long-term care category, with a B+. Wrapping up its profile, this place earned strong grades in our nursing and short-term care areas as well.