There are five nursing homes in Clearwater, Florida, which at least gives you a few options. We gave the nursing homes here an excellent city grade of B+. Even with a relatively limited number of facilities, this is still a high quality city grade. We also looked at the nursing homes in the nearby city of Brandon, which received a city grade of B-. While there is nothing wrong with this grade, we found the nursing homes Clearwater to be better on the whole. This city's nursing homes were better in some categories than others, but it did not have any bad scores in any of our major categories. More information about its category grades is available in the next paragraph.
In addition to having quality nursing homes on the whole, this city really excelled in the area of inspections, where it received an A-. Not many cities performed better in this category. These inspection grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these items by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. In addition, Clearwater also excelled in the category of government long-term care with a grade of B+. Wrapping up its profile, this place received a grade of B in our nursing category and a B in the area of short-term care. Clearwater didn't have any weak links as far as we could tell.