Wilmington, Delaware is a large city with 215,619 people. It has 11 nursing homes, so you should have plenty of options to choose from. Remarkably, the nursing homes here received an excellent city grade of A-. This is especially impressive when you consider the number of nursing homes in the city. By way of comparison, we awarded the nursing homes in the nearby city of Sewell a city grade of B+, which is also a good grade. Nevertheless, we found the nursing homes in Wilmington to be rated slightly higher than the ones in Sewell. This city's impressive profile was highlighted by its nursing homes' nursing scores, which you can find in the next paragraph.
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, many of the nursing homes in Wilmington performed extremely well in nursing. In fact, we awarded the city a grade of A for this category, which is one of our best scores. Cities with these kinds of nursing scores typically have facilities with impressive staffing levels. Wilmington also really excelled in the category of short-term care, where we gave it an A-. Wrapping up its top notch profile, the city received a grade of A- for its inspections grade and a B+ in the area of long-term care.