With 55,307 people, Chicopee, Massachusetts is a small city. There are just 3 nursing homes in the city, which does not give you too many options. This relatively small group of facilities earned on average an overall grade of B, which is a quality score for the city. By way of comparison, we awarded the nursing homes in the nearby city of Amherst a city grade of D, which is a far below average grade. Clearly, we found the facilities in Chicopee to be rated much higher than the ones in Amherst. Fortunately, this place did not have any poor grades in any of the major categories. Additional information about these categories can be found in the next paragraph.
To pair with its great overall grade, we awarded this city's nursing homes an A- in our inspections rating. These inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these items by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Chicopee also excelled in the category of government long-term care with a B+. Finally, this place were awarded a B- in our short-term care category and a grade of C for nursing.