Delray Beach, Florida is an average size city with 107,599 people. It has 5 nursing homes, which is a decent selection for a city of this size. This city's nursing homes received a world class city grade of A-, so what this place lacks in quantity, it makes up for by having high quality nursing homes. For comparison's sake, we also assessed the facilities in the nearby city of Stuart, which received a city grade of B+. As impressed as we were with the nursing homes in Stuart, we found Delray Beach to be rated even higher. We were so impressed with this city that we ranked it as one of the 500 best cities in the United States.
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, many of the facilities in Delray Beach performed extremely well in the area of short-term care. We awarded it one of our highest scores in that category with a grade of A. With a short-term care score in this range we would expect many of the nursing homes this city to offer high levels of physical and occupational therapy staffing. The city performed remarkably well in the area of inspections as well. In fact, some of its facilities received almost perfect inspection reports this year. As a result, we awarded it an A- in that category. Wrapping up its quality report card, the city earned favorable grades for our nursing and long-term care areas as well.