Des Plaines, Illinois is an average size city with 89,789 people. It has 5 nursing homes, which is a decent selection for a city of this size. We awarded this small group of nursing homes a city grade of B-, which is a respectable grade. This is right about in the middle of the pack by national standards, which is perfectly respectable. Please continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes were rated in our category grades.
This city's overall grade was propped up by its favorable inspections in recent years. We awarded the city one of our better scores in that area, with a B. Arguably the most important factor we look at in computing our inspection grades is deficiencies. Deficiencies are found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes with better grades in this category typically avoided the more severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. In addition, Des Plaines also fared well in the area of health short-term care with a grade of B. Wrapping up its report card, this place received grades of B and D for our nursing and long-term care categories respectively. In spite of otherwise strong category grades, this place's poor short-term care score may be a concern for many people.