There are two nursing homes in Ventura, California, which at least gives you a few options. The nursing homes here received an excellent city grade of A-. Even with just a few facilities, this is still quite an accomplishment. We were so impressed with Ventura that we ranked it as one of the 500 best cities in the entire nation. This is impressive considering we ranked thousands of cities around the nation. This place's impressive report card was highlighted by its nursing homes' inspection scores, which we will address in the next section.
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, most of the nursing homes in Ventura performed especially well in the area of inspections. In fact, some of its facilities received virtually perfect inspection reports this year. Consequently, we awarded Ventura one of our best ratings in that area with an A. These inspection grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these items by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. In addition, Ventura also really excelled in the area of nursing, where we gave it a grade of A-. Rounding out its impressive profile, the city earned strong grades for our short-term care and long-term care categories as well.