Our data for Fairfield, Connecticut is based on just one nursing home we found there. We were relieved to discover that its only nursing home received a top-notch overall grade of A-. For comparison's sake, we also assessed the facilities in the nearby city of Bridgeport. We found the nursing home in Fairfield to be in a totally different league than most of the facilities in Bridgeport. This nursing home's strong report card was highlighted by its inspection reports, which is addressed in the next paragraph.
In addition to being a quality facility overall, this city's only nursing home really excelled in the category of inspections, where we gave it an A. Very few nursing homes earned a better grade in this area. These inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This city also received an impressive grade of A- in the area of short-term care. Rounding out its report card, the city were awarded a B+ for its nursing grade and a B in the area of long-term care. This place did not have any weak links as far as we could tell.