With a population of 68,423 people, Framingham, Massachusetts is a small city. There are 6 nursing homes there, which gives you a few options to choose from. This city's nursing homes received an excellent city grade of A-. We found this city grade is even better than the city grade of B received by the nearby city of Marlborough. Both cities received impressive grades, but Framingham appears to be an even better place to find a nursing home. The best part of Framingham's impressive profile is its nursing homes' inspection ratings. Inspection grades are discussed in the next section
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, most of the nursing homes in Framingham performed extremely well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded the city an A for that category, which is one of our best scores. Our inspection grades weigh several factors found on a facility's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we rely on is the number and severity of deficiencies. Places with better grades in this category typically have very few severe deficiencies. We also awarded this city a grade of A- in our long-term care rating. Rounding out its quality profile, we gave the city favorable grades in our nursing and short-term care categories as well.