With a population of 139,650 people, Melbourne, Florida is a moderately populated city. There are 5 nursing homes there, which should give you multiple choices. We gave this small group of nursing homes a city grade of B, which is a quality score. We found this city grade is considerably better than the city grade of C received by the nearby city of Rockledge. Although that is not a terrible grade, Melbourne certainly appears to be a slightly better option. You can continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes fared in our category grades.
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this city's nursing homes an A for our inspections category. Our inspection grades weigh a host of factors found on a nursing home's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we look at is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Places with higher scores in this category tend to have few severe deficiencies. Melbourne received a grade of B in the area of short-term care. In our final two categories, this place received a B for its long-term care rating and a B- in nursing.