Our data for Fernandina Beach, Florida is based on a single nursing home we found in the city. We were relieved to discover that its only nursing home received an excellent overall grade of B+. This is a well above average grade nationally, with most cities receiving a lower score. The best part of this nursing home's strong report card is its inspection reports. We discuss inspections in the next section
In addition to being an excellent facility overall, this city's lone nursing home really excelled in the category of inspections, where we gave it an A+. Few facilities performed better in this category. Perhaps the most important factor we look at in determining our inspection scores is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's inspection reports. Facilities with better scores in this category typically dodged the more severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. This facility also performed remarkably well in our short-term care category, where it earned an A-. In our final two categories, we awarded the city slightly below average grades for our long-term care and nursing areas.