With just two nursing homes in the city, there are only a few options in Longwood, Florida. While it only has a couple of nursing homes, this city's nursing homes received a very good city grade of B+. We were so impressed with this city that we ranked it as one of the top 500 cities in the entire nation. This is impressive given that we assessed thousands of cities around the nation. You can continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes fared in our category grades.
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, this city's nursing homes performed remarkably well in terms of its inspection grade. In fact, some of its facilities received nearly perfect inspection reports this year. As a result, Longwood received one of our highest ratings in that area with an A-. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in calculating our inspection grades. One key factor is deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of deficiencies is arguably more important than the quantity of deficiencies, as some deficiencies can be relatively minor. The city earned a B+ for the city's long-term care rating. Rounding out its profile, we gave Longwood a B+ for its nursing grade and a B+ in the area of short-term care. We found this city to be competent in every category.