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 inspections for instance.
Despite receiving an abysmal overall grade, this city's lone nursing home performed better in our inspections category. In fact, it received a strong inspection report this year. It received a grade of C in that area. Our inspection grades are tied to several datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Deficiencies are an important thing to look for on these inspections. Severe deficiencies indicate a risk to the well being of residents. This city's nursing score appears to be its second best attribute. We gave it a C in that category. In the other categories we looked at, the city earned grades of C and D for our short-term care and long-term care categories respectively. Despite an otherwise decent profile, a long-term care score this poor may be concerning for some people.