With 958,706 people, Denver, Colorado is one of the most densely populated cities in the nation. There are 26 nursing homes there, which provides you with plenty of options to choose from. These facilities received on average an overall grade of B, which is a good rating for the city. Interestingly, this city turned out to be one of the top fifteen cities in the state according to our ratings. You can continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes fared in our category grades.
On top of a good overall grade, the nursing homes in this city received favorable government inspections in recent years. As a result, we awarded it one of our better scores in this category, with a grade of B+. Arguably the most critical factor we consider in determining our inspection grades is deficiencies. Deficiencies are found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes with better grades in this category typically dodged the most severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. The city earned a B+ in the area of nursing. In the other categories we looked at, Denver received a B+ for its short-term care score and a grade of B- for long-term care.
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