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. This relatively small group of facilities earned on average an overall grade of B, which is a perfectly respectable rating for the city. 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 city's impressive profile was highlighted by its nursing homes' inspection grades, which is addressed in the next section.
This city's nursing homes received a strong overall grade, but we also wanted to point out that some of the city's nursing homes received almost perfect health inspections the past few years. We awarded Sherman Oaks an elite grade of A for this area. Inspection ratings are tied to many datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that excel in this category typically have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. In addition, Sherman Oaks also fared well in the area of health long-term care with a B+. In the last two categories, Sherman Oaks earned slightly below average grades in our nursing and short-term care categories.