Homestead, Florida is a large metropolitan area with 155,317 people. It has just 2 nursing homes, which is not as many as we expected in a city of this size. While this place didn't have a ton of nursing homes, its nursing homes received a world class city grade of A-. This is a well above average grade nationally, with most places receiving a lower score. In particular, we wanted to make you aware that there is one first-class facility here. This is most likely where we would begin our search here.
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, many of the facilities in Homestead performed remarkably well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded the city an A for that category, which is one of our highest scores. Our inspection ratings are based on many items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that score well in this area 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, Homestead also performed extremely well in the area of long-term care, where it received an A for that area. Rounding out its excellent profile, this place were awarded an A- for its nursing score and a B in the area of short-term care.