There are three facilities in Merritt Island, Florida, which at least gives you a few choices. These nursing homes in this city earned this place a quality city grade of B. We also looked at the nursing homes in the nearby city of Sanford, which which also appears to be a decent option. However, we found the facilities in Merritt Island to be rated a bit higher than the ones in Sanford. We were especially pleased to find one really elite nursing home here. You likely can not go wrong starting your search with this place.
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, most of the nursing homes in Merritt Island performed remarkably well in our inspections category. In fact, some of the nursing homes in the city received almost flawless inspection reports this year. Consequently, Merritt Island received one of our best ratings in that area with a grade of A-. Our inspection scores are tied to several items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that receive favorable grades in this area typically have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. Merritt Island received a B+ in the area of long-term care. Wrapping up its profile, the city earned strong grades in our nursing and short-term care areas as well.