There are four nursing homes in Portland, Maine, which at least gives you a few options to choose from. This place's nursing homes received a top-notch city grade of A, so what this city lacks in quantity, it makes up for in quality. In fact, this is ranked number 174 on our list of the best cities for nursing homes in the country. This is impressive since we ranked thousands of cities around the country. One of the best aspects of this city's stellar report card is its nursing homes' inspection scores. Inspection grades are discussed in the next paragraph.
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, most of the facilities in Portland performed spectacularly well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded its facilities an A for this category, which is one of our highest scores. Our inspection ratings are based on many datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that receive favorable grades in this area typically have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. Portland performed spectacularly well in the category of nursing as well. As a result, Portland received a grade of A in that area. Wrapping up its top notch report card, Portland earned grades of A and B for our short-term care and long-term care areas respectively.