With a population of 23,969 , Wheat Ridge, Colorado is a relatively small city. There are just 3 nursing homes there, which does not offer you too many choices. While it only has a couple of nursing homes, this city's nursing homes received a very good city grade of B+. In fact, Wheat Ridge turned out to be the fourteenth best city in the state of Colorado according to our rankings. This city's impressive report card was highlighted by its nursing homes' inspection scores, which we will address in the next section.
As mentioned above, this city received a great overall grade, but we especially wanted to emphasize that some of the city's facilities received almost perfect health inspections in recent years. We gave Wheat Ridge an elite grade of A- in this area. These inspection scores take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these factors by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. In addition, Wheat Ridge also really excelled in the category of nursing, where it received an A-. Lastly, this place earned a grade of B in our long-term care category and a grade of B- for short-term care.