There are 5 nursing homes located in Brockton, Massachusetts, providing for a population of 93,766 people. While it only has a couple of nursing homes, this city received a top-notch city grade of A-. This city is ranked as one of the top 500 cities in the entire country. This is impressive given that we ranked thousands of cities around the country. Finally, this city's category grades were every bit 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 Brockton performed especially well in the category of inspections. In fact, some of the nursing homes in the city received nearly flawless inspection reports this year. As a result, Brockton received one of our best grades in that category with an A. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in computing our inspection grades. One critical factor is deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of deficiencies is usually more important than the number of deficiencies, as some deficiencies can be relatively minor. Brockton performed spectacularly well in terms of its short-term care grade as well. Consequently, we awarded it an A- in this category. Rounding out its report card, the city received favorable scores for our long-term care and nursing areas as well.