With just three nursing homes in the city, you only have a few options to choose from in Wheat Ridge, Colorado. This city received a city grade of B for overall nursing home quality. We found this city grade is considerably better than the city grade of D received by the nearby city of Commerce City. If you happen to be choosing between these two cities, Wheat Ridge appears to be a no brainer. This city's profile is also consistent as it didn't receive a single weak category grade either. You can learn more about these in the next paragraph.
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, this city performed remarkably well in our nursing category. We awarded Wheat Ridge one of our highest grades in that area with a grade of A-. Cities with these kinds of nursing grades usually have plenty of facilities with first-rate nursing care. In addition, the city performed extremely well in our inspections category as well. In fact, some of the nursing homes in the city received almost flawless inspection reports this year. Consequently, it received an A- in this area. Finally, Wheat Ridge received a B+ for its short-term care rating and a B- in the area of long-term care.