With 104,966 people, Palm Bay, Florida is an average size city. Surprisingly, there are only 3 nursing homes in the city, which is not quite as many as we expected in a city of this size. This relatively small group of nursing homes were awarded on average an overall grade of B, which is a quality score for the city. By way of comparison, we gave the facilities in the nearby city of Titusville a city grade of B-, which is also a decent grade. Nevertheless, we found the nursing homes in Palm Bay to be rated slightly higher than the ones in Titusville. You can continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes fared in our category grades.
On top of having excellent nursing homes on the whole, this city's nursing homes really excelled in the area of inspections, where it received an A-. Not many cities performed better in this category. Inspection scores are tied to items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that excel in this area tend to have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. In addition, Palm Bay earned a B+ for the city's short-term care rating. Finally, we gave the city middle of the road grades in our nursing and long-term care areas.