With 166,616 people, Van Nuys, California is a fairly large metropolitan area. There are 6 nursing homes there, which gives you a variety of options. We gave the nursing homes here a city grade of C, which isn't as high of a grade as we like. As bad as this city's grade is, we surprisingly found gave the nearby city of North Hills an even worse grade. With North Hills receiving such an awful grade, we would advise you to be very selective in either city. More information on this city's category grades is available below. Its best category is short-term care, which is addressed in the next section.
The highest grade we gave this city in any area was its short-term care score, where it received a grade of B-. In the area of short-term care, we try to evaluate indicators of a facility's rehabilitation services. We analyze a nursing home's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses and physical and occupational therapists. Inspections is this city's next best feature. The city received a B- in this area. In the other categories we looked at, Van Nuys earned a B- for its inspections score and a grade of D in long-term care. It goes without saying that this city's long-term care rating really pulled down its overall score.