With a population of 56,587 people, Downers Grove, Illinois is a small city. There are only 2 nursing homes in the city, which doesn't offer you too many choices. This place's nursing homes were given a solid city grade of B-. For comparison's sake, we also assessed the facilities in the nearby city of West Chicago, which received a city grade of D. We found Downers Grove to be on a whole other level. The best part of this place's report card is is its short-term care rating. Short-term care grades are discussed in the next section.
It should also be noted that this city's nursing score was better than its overall grade. In fact, we awarded Downers Grove a B+ in this area, which is one of our better grades. High end grades in this category generally mean the city's nursing homes offer favorable levels of physical therapy staffing. In addition, the city also received strong nursing grade where it received a grade of B in this category. In the other categories we looked at, we gave Downers Grove a B for its inspections rating and a grade of C for long-term care.