Urbandale, Iowa has only three nursing homes to choose from, so you have relatively limited options. While this place didn't have a ton of nursing homes, this city received a top-notch city grade of A-. We were so impressed with Urbandale that we ranked it as one of the top 500 cities in the nation. This is impressive since we assessed thousands of cities around the nation. The best aspect of Urbandale's impressive report card is its nursing homes' inspection reports. Inspection grades are discussed in the next section
This city received a strong overall grade, but we also wanted to point out that some of the city's nursing homes received nearly flawless health inspections the past few years. We awarded Urbandale an elite grade of A in this category. Inspection ratings weigh a host of factors included in a nursing home's inspection reports. One key criteria we look at is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Places with better scores in this area generally have few severe deficiencies. In addition, Urbandale earned a grade of B+ for its. Rounding out its quality report card, Urbandale earned strong scores for our short-term care and long-term care categories as well.