With 48,133 people, Gwynn Oak, Maryland is a small city. There are only 2 nursing homes there, which doesn't give you too many choices. These nursing homes didn't really excel from a quality perspective either. The city received a city grade of C, which is not one of our better scores at the city level. This score unfortunately ended up on the wrong side of the national average. The best part of this city's profile was is its inspection reports. Inspection grades are discussed in the following paragraph.
This city's nursing homes' best category grade was in the area of inspections. In this area, we gave Gwynn Oak a B+. These inspection scores weigh several factors, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can learn more about each of these items by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. In addition, the city also received strong short-term care score where it received a B in this area. In the last two categories, the city received a B- for nursing and a grade of F for long-term care. In spite of an otherwise respectable performance, this city's poor long-term care rating may be an issue for many prospective residents.