With six nursing homes to choose from in Hialeah, Florida, you can afford to assess multiple options before making a decision. Impressively, this city's nursing homes received a superb city grade of A. This is an achievement for any city, but it is even more impressive when you consider the number of facilities in the city. By way of comparison, we awarded the facilities in the local city of Pompano Beach a city grade of B+, which is also a good score. Nevertheless, we found the nursing homes in Hialeah to be a slightly better bet than the ones in Pompano Beach. One of the best aspects of this city's stellar profile is its nursing homes' inspection ratings. We discuss inspections in the next paragraph.
To go along with its great overall grade, we awarded Hialeah a grade of A for our inspections rating. Inspection scores are based on several items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that receive favorable grades in this area typically have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these facilities generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. In addition, we also wanted to emphasize that we gave Hialeah an A- in our long-term care category. Rounding out its straight A report card, this place received an A- for its short-term care grade and a grade of A- in nursing.