There are two nursing homes in Braintree, Massachusetts, which at least gives you a few options to choose from. This place's nursing homes received a top-notch city grade of A-, so what this place lacks in quantity, it makes up for by having high quality nursing homes. In fact, this place's city grade even surpassed the city grade of facilities in the local city of Chelsea. This is especially impressive in light of the fact that we awarded those nursing homes in Chelsea a city grade of B, which is actually a good grade in its own right. Finally, this city's category grades were just as strong as its overall city grade. You can read more about these in the next paragraph.
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, the nursing homes in Braintree performed spectacularly well in terms of its short-term care grade. We awarded it one of our highest grades in that category with a grade of A-. Cities with these kinds of short-term care grades typically have plenty of facilities offering physical therapy, highly skilled nursing and other services associated with rehabilitation. In addition, the city also really excelled in the category of nursing, where we gave it an A-. Rounding out its report card, Braintree received strong grades in our inspections and long-term care categories as well.