With 765,608 people, Fort Lauderdale, Florida is one of the largest metropolitan areas in the United States. There are 19 nursing homes there, which should give you plenty of choices. The nursing homes in this city received an excellent city grade of B+. This is even more impressive given the number of nursing homes here. This is a well above average grade with most places receiving a B or lower. You can continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes fared in our category grades.
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, this city performed remarkably well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded the city an A- for this category, which is one of our highest scores. Inspection scores account for a host of factors included in a nursing home's inspection reports. One key criteria we weigh heavily is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Places with better scores in this category usually have few severe deficiencies. In addition, Fort Lauderdale earned a grade of B in our long-term care category. Wrapping up its report card, we gave Fort Lauderdale strong grades for our nursing and short-term care areas as well.