With 7,098 people, Bloomfield, Iowa is a relatively small city. There are just 2 nursing homes there, which doesn't provide you with too many choices. The nursing homes here received a phenomenal city grade of A-. Even with only a couple of nursing homes, this is still quite an accomplishment. Bloomfield has the prestigious distinction of being the tenth best city in all of Iowa according to our rankings. This city's strong report card was highlighted by its nursing homes' inspection scores, which we will address in the next paragraph.
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, many of the nursing homes in Bloomfield performed remarkably well in our inspections category. In fact, some of its facilities received virtually perfect inspection reports this year. Consequently, we awarded it one of our best grades in that category with an A+. Perhaps the most important factor we look at in computing our inspection grades is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities with better scores in this area typically avoided the more severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. In addition, Bloomfield also performed extremely well in the area of nursing, with an A- for this area. Rounding out its first-rate profile, we gave the city grades of A- and B+ for our short-term care and long-term care areas respectively.