There are two facilities in Scarborough, Maine, which at least gives you a few options to choose from. Despite only having a couple of nursing homes, this city received an excellent city grade of A+. For comparison's sake, we also assessed the nursing homes in the nearby city of Portland, which received an impressive city grade in its own right. However, we found the nursing homes in Scarborough to be even better than the ones in Portland. Headlining this city's exemplary profile is its inspection score, which you can find in the next paragraph.
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, most of the facilities in Scarborough performed spectacularly well in the area of inspections. In fact, some of the nursing homes in the city received almost perfect inspection reports this year. Consequently, Scarborough received one of our highest ratings in that category with an A+. These inspection scores weigh several factors, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these items by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. In addition, we also wanted to emphasize that we gave Scarborough an A in our nursing rating. Wrapping up its straight A profile, the city received an A for its short-term care rating and an A- in long-term care.