Parker, Colorado is an average size city with 84,861 people. The city features only 3 nursing homes, which is fewer than we expected in a city of this size. With a city grade of B, this city's nursing homes proved to be solid options. By way of comparison, we awarded the nursing homes in the local city of Commerce City a city grade of F, which is a far below average grade. Clearly, we found the nursing homes in Parker to be in a totally different league than the ones in Commerce City. This city's strong profile was highlighted by its nursing homes' short-term care scores, which we will address in the next section.
In addition to having quality nursing homes overall, this city really excelled in the area of short-term care where we gave it a grade of A-. Very few cities performed better in this area. With a short-term care score of this caliber we would expect the majority of the nursing homes here to offer quality rehabilitation services. Parker earned a B+ for the city's inspection rating. Rounding out its profile, the city received grades of B+ and D for our nursing and long-term care areas respectively. Generally speaking, we were pleased with this place's grades, but it didn't perform well in our long-term care category.