There are surprisingly only 3 nursing homes in Ellicott City, Maryland, providing for a decent size population of 80,322 people. This place's limited supply of nursing homes were awarded a good city grade of B. We found this city grade to be considerably better than the city grade of C received by the nearby city of Parkville. While that isn't a terrible grade, Ellicott City certainly appears to be a slightly better option. This city's nursing homes were stronger in some categories than others, but it did not have any bad scores in any of the major areas discussed below. Additional information about these categories can be found in the next paragraph.
To go along with its great overall grade, we awarded the nursing homes in Ellicott City an A- for our inspections rating. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in calculating our inspection scores. One of those factors is deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of the deficiencies is usually more meaningful than the quantity of deficiencies, as some of these are relatively minor. In addition, the city also received strong short-term care rating where it received a B+ in this area. Wrapping up its quality report card, this place earned a B for its nursing rating and a grade of B in the area of long-term care. This place didn't have any weak links as far as we could tell.