South El Monte, California is an average size city with 43,896 people. It features just 2 nursing homes, which doesn't provide you with too many options. We gave the nursing homes here a very good city grade of B+. Even with only a couple of facilities, this is still a high quality city grade. For comparison's sake, we also assessed the nursing homes in the nearby city of Temple City, which received a city grade of B-. While there is nothing wrong with this grade, we found the nursing homes South El Monte to be better on the whole. This city's profile was also consistent as it did not receive a single weak category grade either. You can read more about these in the next section.
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, most of the facilities in South El Monte performed remarkably well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded it an A- for that category, which is one of our highest scores. Inspection scores are based on many pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that excel in this area typically have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. In addition, the city also received strong long-term care rating with a B+ in this area. Rounding out its report card, the city received a B for its nursing rating and a B in the area of short-term care. South El Monte didn't have any weak links as far as we could tell.