There are six nursing homes in Hialeah, Florida, which provides you with a reasonable number of choices. This place's nursing homes received a world class city grade of A-. This is an accomplishment for any city, but it is even more impressive when you consider the number of facilities in the city. This city has the distinction of being one of the top twenty five rated cities in the state of Florida. This statistic is a reminder that Florida has a long list of cities with great nursing homes. Lastly, this city's category grades were every bit as impressive as its overall city grade. You can read more about these in the next paragraph.
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, the nursing homes in Hialeah performed especially well in terms of its inspection grade. In fact, some of the nursing homes in the city received virtually flawless inspection reports this year. Consequently, we awarded Hialeah one of our highest ratings in that area with an A. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in computing these inspection ratings. One of those factors is deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of these deficiencies is arguably more important than the quantity of deficiencies, as some are relatively insignificant. The city also really excelled in the area of long-term care, where we gave it a grade of A-. Rounding out its excellent profile, we gave Hialeah grades of A- and B+ for our nursing and short-term care categories respectively.