Baltimore is a large city with 632,623 people. The city has 10 nursing homes, so you should have plenty of options to choose from. These nursing homes earned on average an overall grade of B, which is a quality grade for the city. For comparison's sake, we also looked at the nursing homes in the nearby city of Parkville. We found the facilities in Baltimore to be slightly better. This place's nursing homes were stronger in some categories than others, but it didn't have any bad scores in any of our major categories discussed below. Additional information about its category grades is available in the next section.
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, the nursing homes in Baltimore performed extremely well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded it an A- for that category, which is one of our highest scores. Inspection grades are tied to pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that excel in this area typically have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. The city also excelled in the category of government nursing with a B. Lastly, we gave Baltimore a B for its short-term care grade and a B- in long-term care.