There are only 2 nursing homes located in Merritt Island, Florida, servicing a relatively small population of 42,635 people. This small group of facilities earned on average an overall grade of B, which is a perfectly respectable score for the city. We found this city grade was considerably better than the city grade of C received by the nearby city of Rockledge. While that is not an awful grade, Merritt Island 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.
On top of receiving a favorable overall grade, this city received strong short-term care rating. In fact, we awarded the city a grade of B+ in this area. With a short-term care rating this high we'd expect the majority of the facilities in Merritt Island to offer quality rehabilitation services. Merritt Island also received an impressive nursing rating where it received a B in this area. Wrapping up its quality profile, Merritt Island earned favorable grades in our inspections and long-term care categories as well.