With a population of 207,224 residents, Ocala, Florida is one of is a fairly large metropolitan area. Surprisingly, there are only 4 nursing homes in the city, which is fewer than we expected in a city of this size. This relatively small group of nursing homes received on average an overall grade of B-, which isn't a bad rating for the city. In fact, this place's city grade far surpassed the city grade of nursing homes in the local city of Sanford. While this grade are not terrible, we found Ocala to be on a whole other level. You can continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes fared in our category grades.
While its overall score was fairly ordinary, this city's nursing homes performed extremely well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded it an A- for that category, which is one of our best scores. These inspection scores weigh several factors, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. In addition, Ocala also received an impressive long-term care rating where it received a B in this category. Lastly, Ocala received middle of the pack grades for our short-term care and nursing categories.