With 156,391 people, Cape Coral, Florida is a fairly large metropolitan area. Surprisingly, there are only 2 nursing homes there, which is not as many as we expected in a city of this size. This small group of nursing homes in this city received a decent city grade of B-. This is comparable with most of the places in the nation. Finally, this place's nursing homes received consistent grades in each of the major categories. More information about its category grades can be found in the next section.
While this city's nursing homes received a decent overall grade, its inspection grade is better than its overall grade. Due to some of its facilities receiving favorable inspection reports this year, we gave Cape Coral one of our higher scores in that area with a grade of B+. Inspection scores are tied to datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that score well in this area typically have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. Cape Coral also received strong long-term care grade with a B in this category. Lastly, we awarded the city a B for its short-term care score and a C for nursing.