With a population of 155,317 residents, Homestead, Florida is among is relatively large city. Surprisingly, there are only 2 nursing homes in the city, which is fewer than we expected in a city of this size. This place's nursing homes received an excellent city grade of A-, so what this place lacks in quantity, it makes up for in quality. In fact, Homestead is the fifteenth best city in all of Florida according to our ratings. This place's strong report card was highlighted by its nursing homes' inspection reports, which you can find in the next section.
As mentioned above, this city's nursing homes received a great overall grade, but we also wanted to point out that some of the city's facilities received nearly flawless health inspections in recent years. We gave Homestead an impressive grade of A in this area. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in computing our inspection ratings. One of those factors is deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of these deficiencies is usually more important than the number of deficiencies, as some deficiencies end up being relatively insignificant. In addition, Homestead also performed spectacularly well in the area of long-term care, where it received an A- for this category. Wrapping up its straight A report card, the city received excellent grades for our short-term care and nursing categories as well.