With six nursing homes in the city, there are a decent number of facilities in Vero Beach, Florida. This city's nursing homes were awarded a good city grade of B. This is as good or better than the city grade of most of the cities in the nation. This city's report card is also consistent as it did not receive a single weak category grade either. You can learn more about these in the next paragraph.
On top of a good overall score, the nursing homes in this city also received favorable health inspections in recent years. As a result, we awarded them one of our better scores in this category, with a grade of B+. Perhaps the most critical factor we look at in calculating our inspection grades is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a facility's inspection reports. Nursing homes with higher grades in this area typically avoided the more severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. In addition, Vero Beach earned a grade of B+ for the city's short-term care rating. Lastly, we gave Vero Beach a B+ for its nursing grade and a B- in the area of long-term care.