Our data for Brighton, Colorado is based on just one nursing home we found in the city. Fortunately, its only nursing home received an excellent overall grade of B+. For comparison's sake, we also assessed the facilities in the nearby city of Commerce City. We found the nursing home in Brighton to be in a totally different league than most of the facilities in Commerce City. On top of this, Brighton ended up being the eleventh best city in all of Colorado according to our rankings.
This city's sole nursing home received a strong overall grade, but we especially wanted to point out its nearly perfect health inspections in recent years. We gave them an elite grade of A+ in this category. Inspection scores weigh a host of factors found on a facility's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we rely on is the number and severity of deficiencies. Places with higher grades in this area typically have few of these severe deficiencies. This city also really excelled in the category of long-term care, where we gave it an A. Lastly, this place earned middle of the road grades for our nursing and short-term care categories.