With 36,752 people, Dade City, Florida is a small city. There are only 3 nursing homes in the city, which does not give you too many options to choose from. This city's nursing homes received an excellent city grade of B+, so what this place lacks in quantity, it makes up for in quality. By way of comparison, we awarded the nursing homes in the local city of Plant City a city grade of B-, which is also a decent grade. However, we found the facilities in Dade City to be rated slightly higher than the ones in Plant City. The best aspect of Dade City's impressive profile is its nursing homes' inspection reports. We discuss inspections in the next paragraph
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, most of the facilities in Dade City performed extremely well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded Dade City a grade of A for this category, which is one of our best scores. Inspection scores account for several factors found on a nursing home's inspection reports. One key criteria we consider is the number and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with higher grades in this area usually have few severe deficiencies. The city also received one of our higher scores in our nursing category, with a grade of B+. Lastly, the city received a B+ for its short-term care score and a B- in long-term care.