With 69,721 people, Tulare, California is a relatively small city. There are just 3 nursing homes in the city, which does not give you too many choices. These facilities didn't really excel from a quality point of view either. The city was awarded a city grade of C, which is not one of our better grades at the city level. We also assessed the facilities in the nearby city of Selma. While we aren't raving about either city, we found the nursing homes in Tulare to be a bit better. You can continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes performed in our category grades.
This city's most impressive category grade was in long-term care. In that area, we gave Tulare a B+. For long-term care residents, the nursing home's primary objective is to keep patients as healthy and safe as possible. This is different than skilled nursing or short-term care where the goal is to rehabilitate patients. In addition, Tulare earned a B for its. Finally, Tulare were awarded a B- for its nursing score and a grade of D in short-term care. Despite an otherwise respectable performance, this city's weak short-term care grade may be a concern for those looking for rehabilitation..