With 2,396 people, Sandy Spring, Maryland is a relatively small city. There are only 2 nursing homes in the city, which does not give you too many options. Despite only having a couple of nursing homes, this city received a world class city grade of A-. Sandy Spring has the distinction of being one of the top five rated cities in the state of Maryland. The best aspect of Sandy Spring's impressive profile was its nursing homes' inspection ratings. We discuss inspections in the next paragraph
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, most of the facilities in Sandy Spring performed extremely well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded Sandy Spring an A for that category, which is one of our best scores. Inspection ratings weigh several factors, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these factors by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. The city also performed spectacularly well in the area of short-term care, with an A- for that area. Wrapping up its impressive profile, Sandy Spring earned a B+ for its long-term care score and a B+ in the area of nursing. We truly found this place to be competent everywhere we looked.