With 31,746 people, Thornton, Colorado is a small city. Unfortunately, there is just one nursing home there. Sadly, this nursing home did not fare well in our assessment. We awarded it a grade of D, which is an abysmal grade. This grade is rock bottom by national standards. If you aren't deterred by this nursing home's profile, you can continue reading to find out about its category scores. This city's nursing homes surprisingly fared decently in the area of nursing for instance.
Despite receiving an abysmal overall grade, this city's lone nursing home performed better in our nursing category. We awarded it a grade of C in that area. Our nursing rating is primarily based on a nursing home's nurse staffing. This city's short-term care grade is its second best attribute. It received a C in this category. In the last two categories, Thornton earned grades of C and D for our inspections and long-term care categories respectively. Clearly, this city's long-term care grade really pulled down its overall score.